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Winter Solstice

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  • Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites

    Ancient mounds are essential Ohio historic sites
    AKRON, Ohio - Ohio is filled with lots of history. There are presidents (eight in all), Indians, a Revolutionary War fort, a War of 1812 naval battle on Lake Erie, the National Road and the Ohio & Erie Canal. There are figures from Annie Oakley and Gen....
  • Travel calendar

    NAPA, CALIF. Truffle Festival When, where: Friday to Dec. 12, Westin Verasa Hotel Highlights: This inaugural event will pair top chefs with some of the world's foremost truffle scientists. In addition to tastings, attendees will have the opportunity to...
  • Ask Tom why: What is the year's earliest sunset time for the Chicago area?

    Dear Tom, What is the year's earliest sunset time for the Chicago area? —Barbara Linskey, Mt. Prospect Dear Barbara, The city is currently in its period of earliest sunsets. According to calculations from the U.S. Naval Observatory, Chicago's...
  • This year, Redmoon's Winter Pageant is no parade

    This year, Redmoon's Winter Pageant is no parade
    According to my copy of Webster's Dictionary, the word "pageant" means "a spectacular exhibition" or a parade. And if you attach the word "winter," it would seem reasonable to expect some sort of seasonal celebration — something involving the...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of December 5, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich SUNDAY Rhapsodomancy Reading Series: Authors Diane Lefer (" California Transit"), poet Robin Ekiss ("The Mansion of Happiness"), author/screenwriter Steve De Jarnatt ("Miracle Mile") and poet Candace...
  • Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures

    Cuzco, Peru's often overlooked treasures
    As many a Peruvian traveler can tell you, climbing Machu Picchu is easy, especially if you take one of those tourist buses that do most of the work. It's embracing Cuzco that can be hard. Cuzco (often spelled Cusco) usually is the Peruvian city you...
  • Mexico City residents to mega-quakes: We can handle it

     
    It's true that sometimes Mexico City can look and feel like the Hollywood set for a movie about the apocalypse. On Tuesday, riding through another big quake, it proved that it's a city that can take a punch....
  • The Craft Beer Chronicles: Sipping seasonals at the Bruery

     
    On Sunday, I took the Metrolink to Orange County, riding my bicycle from Fullerton Station to the Bruery in nearby Placentia. There I found Patrick Rue -- the Bruery's founder, CEO and fellow Mater Dei High School alumnus -- waiting for me in the...
  • "Long Night Moon" also a "Blue Moon"

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:The moon is full at 12:28 p.m. today, rising over Baltimore at 4:38 p.m. As the third full moon since the autumn equinox, this one’s called the Long Night Moon, or the Moon Before Yule. But you......
  • Autumnal aromas: Blessed with good scents

     
    THANKSGIVING ISSUE: It is said that Southern California has no seasons, but we who live here have learned to recognize its subtle tonal shifts. When the sycamore trees flare crimson and giant breakers pound the empty beaches, my thoughts to turn...
  • December brings total lunar eclipse

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:December arrives on Wednesday. It’s a busy month. The year’s earliest sunset occurs on the 8th as Sol drops below Baltimore’s western horizon at 4:43 p.m. The annual Geminid meteor shower – one of the...