Winter in the northern hemisphere arrives today with the solstice. There is nothing we can do about it; take heart that this means the days begin to get longer with every passing day. So you can fight it, or you can celebrate. Don't curse the darkness, light some candles. xoxo
A winter poem section with essay via The Poetry Foundation.
Everything you need to know about the winter solstice.
This photograph reminds us of a winter fairy tale, so here's a Czech version of a familiar story.