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Sat Jun 20, 2015, 07:12 AM Jun 2015

How do you celebrate Litha?


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How do you celebrate Litha? (Original Post) In_The_Wind Jun 2015 OP
Dancing, eating, vaping. antiquie Jun 2015 #1
Wishing I was there instead of here. We are getting a bit of heavy downpours. In_The_Wind Jun 2015 #3
But, but we *want* some heavy downpours! antiquie Jun 2015 #4
I probably won't dance naked downtown pinboy3niner Jun 2015 #2
So I shouldn't post the youtube link, I guess. antiquie Jun 2015 #5
Well, why not... antiquie Jun 2015 #6
I'm embarrassed to say I had never heard of Litha aint_no_life_nowhere Jun 2015 #7
I didn't remember what it was called until I googled it. In_The_Wind Jun 2015 #10
I celebrate the old-fashioned way, if you know what I mean! Coventina Jun 2015 #8
nekkid In_The_Wind Jun 2015 #9
As usual, with the body hummus CrawlingChaos Jun 2015 #11
It's probiotic and antiquie Jun 2015 #12
Yes! The full line of Vermont Pleasures! CrawlingChaos Jun 2015 #13
I peeked antiquie Jun 2015 #19
Heh, I love those CrawlingChaos Jun 2015 #22
in bed. I would have liked magical thyme Jun 2015 #14
Not Seals & Crofts: MARK KNOPFLER! DFW Jun 2015 #15
Bringing bananas and reruns. antiquie Jun 2015 #16
We ran out of bananas. All contributions will be gratefully accepted. In_The_Wind Jun 2015 #17
Excellent choices. antiquie Jun 2015 #20
There was a pagan summer solstice service at the UU church on Sunday morning LiberalEsto Jun 2015 #18
A message from KMOD: In_The_Wind Jun 2015 #21


(21,925 posts)
7. I'm embarrassed to say I had never heard of Litha
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 02:46 PM
Jun 2015

and I'm 65 years old. And I'm of Celtic ancestry through both my father and mother. I'm glad I learned something new today.


(72,300 posts)
10. I didn't remember what it was called until I googled it.
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 06:52 PM
Jun 2015

At 66 I still enjoy learning now more than ever because research is so easy.



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12. It's probiotic and
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 08:03 PM
Jun 2015

comes with its own set of yaglama sticks (is it okay to mention those?).
You apparently can get it here.

edit: this was in response to #11 but not worth starting over for


(1,893 posts)
13. Yes! The full line of Vermont Pleasures!
Sat Jun 20, 2015, 09:04 PM
Jun 2015

I'd love to comment further but I'm afraid I'd be wading into verboten territory.

I found them at the awesome (and very NSFW) Liartown tumblr, so alas, I don't think these are actually available and we'll just have to fashion our own yaglama sticks (watch out for splinters).


magical thyme

(14,881 posts)
14. in bed. I would have liked
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 07:47 AM
Jun 2015

to have gone to the Summer Solstice Street Party in Rockland yesterday, but had to work.

I considered going to the Summer Solstice music festival in Portland later today, but the deluge has arrived.

So I guess I'll be doing laundry and maybe mop a floor or two. And nap.


(55,260 posts)
15. Not Seals & Crofts: MARK KNOPFLER!
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 08:11 AM
Jun 2015

My wife and I are going to see Mark Knopfler in concert this evening down in Köln (Cologne).

Normally, June 21 is a sad day for me because the days only get shorter from now on until late December, and I am definitely a day person. As it is, one advantage of being in Northern Europe this time of year is that there is still light outside at 10:00 PM. I often leave for work between 4:30 and 6:00 AM, and I love it that I can do that in daylight for a few months. Three hours' flight north of here, the sun doesn't even set for a month. I've been up in Kiruna to see that, and it is some kind of weird. The downside is that in the winter, there is only about 5 or 6 hours of daylight per day, and up in northern Scandinavia, there is none at all for about a month. This is what Norwegians call "mørketiden (the dark time)," and is the time of year when most suicides occur. I can imagine why.



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16. Bringing bananas and reruns.
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 10:14 AM
Jun 2015

Bananas must sense the solstice 'cause they harvest themselves. Plus, I miss the good old days of good old music.

(my spouse struggling under the weight)

(favorite solstice show)


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17. We ran out of bananas. All contributions will be gratefully accepted.
Mon Jun 22, 2015, 10:29 AM
Jun 2015

bring the banana carrier with you


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18. There was a pagan summer solstice service at the UU church on Sunday morning
Mon Jun 22, 2015, 11:27 AM
Jun 2015

and it was absolutely lovely.

Solstice blessings to you and everyone!


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21. A message from KMOD:
Mon Jun 22, 2015, 12:19 PM
Jun 2015
11:56 AM
I love Seals and Crofts
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I'll Play for You, is beautiful, but Summer Breeze needs to be added to your thread. So pretend that I added it.

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