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Today, June 20 is the Summer Solstice, Midsummer. The Anglo-Saxons called it Litha. In the British Isles, celebrations include bonfires and meals. Flowers and wreaths on doors. Gods—Lugh, Thor, and Cernunnos. Goddesses—Freya, Dianna. And watch where you step—fairies and elves are about this evening.

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Today, June 21, 2019 is the longest day of the year. It is also known as Midsummer or Litha, the Anglo-Saxon term for June. Dancing and flowers often accompany this day. Enjoy!

Be very careful—if the wee folk catch you dancing after the sun finally goes down, woe upon you. I have warned you! Your fate is out of my hands.

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Today is the Summer Solstice or Midsummer, the longest day of the year. Now begins the waning year, the days will be getting shorter.

The Anglo-Saxons called it Litha and celebrated by building bonfires and staying up until dawn. Jack O’the Green (Green Man) makes an appearance on this day.

Hi Jack. Nice to make your acquaintance.

Enjoy today, sleep later!

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