Posts Tagged ‘solstice’

Did Our Market Street Association Start Affixing These Giant Lighted Christmas Snowflakes in October?

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

IDK. But here’s the view from yesterday, November 1st, 2016:


So, what, the MSA will take these down sometime in January (February?), so Christmas Season is about one-fifth of the year these days?


In my time, Christmas Season started on Black Friday.

And That Was The Way We Liked It!

Jupiter Descending, Over a Benihana – Along with la Luna y Venus – Conjunction, What’s Your Function?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Check it, it’s the moon together with Jupiter, the Gas Giant, up high and Venus, the Evening Star on the right, all converging, equilateral trianagularily, over a Benihana Japanese Steakhouse.

As seen during Summer Solstice 2015:

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Merry part.

Tell Your Boss You’re Taking a Long Lunch Today – It’s Summer Solstice!

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Put down that TPS report and get out of the office. Tell your boss that Summer Solstice starts today, June 21st, 2010 at exactly 11:28 AM, so you’re taking a two-hour three-martini cause you’re Wiccan, or something.

It’s like a National Holiday, right?

The Google Doodlers seem to think so, anyway: 

Have a great summer!

San Francisco’s Hyatt Regency Embarcadero is a Winter Wonderland

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Here’s the World’s Largest Hotel Lobby as it appears during the Christmas / Hanukkah / Kwanzaa / Yule / Sol Invictus / Hogmanay / Amaterasu Omikami / Festivus seasons.

And check the slideshow of the holiday decorations at our Hyatt Regency Embarcadero hotel.

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And here’s Santa Town up close. How many Starbuckses can you spot?


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See you there!

Summer Starts Today at 4:59 P.M. PDT – Isn’t That a Little Early?

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Despite what you might have heard, the summer of 2008 starts today, June 20, at 4:59 PM. This is the our favourite season’s earliest start since 1896. Could global warming be responsible?