Winter begins this year on Sunday, December 21, at 6:03 pm Eastern time.
It’s a moment of magic.
Even in the midst of the unnecessary consumer whirlwind and in the merriment of revelry with family and friends, it’s the quiet time. There’s an underlying sense of slow as the Earth prepares for slumber, lullabies of snowfall and bells sung in a quiet chorus of melodies ancient and modern.
There’s something about this month that is unique. At every turn, there’s a sense of anticipation and excitement. It’s a time when storytelling is exalted, when the enchantment of the season is ...