Miki Eleta, clockmaker: La Luna As well as indicating hours, minutes and seconds, weekday, date and month, the timepiece displays moon phase (which only needs correcting after 128 years), signs of the zodiac, the longest and shortest day of the year, and the four seasons. La Luna features a range of materials – gold, chrome, lapis lazuli, blue glass, mother-of-pearl and horn – and has a five-day power reserve.
Litha is the opposite of Yule. On this longest day of the year, light and life are abundant. At mid-summer, the Sun God has reached the moment of his greatest strength. Seated on his greenwood throne, he is also lord of the forests, and his face is seen in church architecture peering from countless foliate masks.
The last two weeks in our room have been focused primarily on measurement when it comes to math. We spent two days on this terrific lesson originally created by Marilyn Burns. It was one of my favorite lessons of the year! Students were given various colors of construction paper and each made three fish of …
Herbs: Holly, mistletoe, pine cones, pine needles, oak leaves, Yule log ashes, fir, birch, hazel bark, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, wintergreen Colors: Red, green, white, gold, silver The winter solstice, the rebirth of the Sun, is an important turning point, as it marks the shortest day. Yule is deeply rooted in the cycle of the year, it is the seed time of year, the longest night and the shortest day, where the Goddess once again becomes the Great Mother and gives birth to the new Sun King.
We really are insane // I know... I do wonder how we'll all be affected by the NEXT HIATUS. I can completely see Sherlockians just sitting there staring into space, processing things... No no no, that's not right. We'll all be on tumblr and pinterest making gifs. and observations and crying and flailing, and coming up with Tunalock: The Next Generation.. But what about a year down the line? Are we just going to live like this forever?