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The Summer Solstice: From Ancient Celebration to a Modern Day at the Beach

Earth-lighting-summer-solstice_ENSaturday, June 21st, marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and that means the first day of summer! For many, it’s time for barbecues, pool parties, camping trips and vacations at the beach, but for some, the solstice is a much more spiritual day steeped in ancient traditions. How did our ancestors celebrate this first day of the warm season? Continue reading