Strawberry Moon

Tonight marks the beginning of summer, and for the first time since 1967, June’s full moon, the Strawberry Moon, coincided with summer solstice. This event hasn’t occurred in the Northern Hemisphere in nearly 70 years!
IMG_6557Instead of settling down to read and write at a reasonable hour this evening, the night drew me out.  It was an evening meant for marveling at the heavens, chilly to the point of needing a fleece, quiet and still, hardly a breeze. The moonlight drowned out all but the brightest of the stars, and clouds like gossamer swept through the sky.
IMG_6593A beautiful evening. The perfect way to ring in the summer.Laura Elizabeth

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