The Longest Day In Many Ways

The longest day in what feels like the longest year, June 21, 2020 is the first day of summer or summer solstice. The word “solstice” comes from the Latin word, solstitium — from sol (Sun) and stitium (still or stopped). The sun will appear to stop moving in the sky as it reaches its northernmost point.

This year June 21st is also Father’s Day, founded by Sonora Smart Dodd, a woman who lost her mother as a teenager. Out of that loss and grief Dodd had to assist her father in raising her younger siblings and held him in great regard. After

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