Shutters closed for the season in Oak Bluffs. Tim Johnson

Sunday, December 27, 2020

Monday was the winter solstice, when the triumph of darkness over light is complete, when the days at last begin to lengthen and the cold of winter to strengthen. Today the sun rises seven minutes after seven and sets seventeen minutes past four; the full moon will follow the sun on Dec. 29, dropping quickly into the twilight.


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