Today marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. When I lived in New York, the fact that we had reached the first day of summer had some significance - not so much here in South Florida.
1. Summer Solstice: Why it's the first day of summer. [National Geographic]
2. Summer solstice: Did a rampaging planet create Earth's seasons? [Christian Science Monitor]
3. Summer solstice celebrations: ancient and modern. [ReligiousTolerance.org]
4. Summer Solstice 2010 pictures: Fire rites, druids, more. [National Geographic]