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Author Topic: Homegrown Solstice Traditions  (Read 7479 times)
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« Reply #12: December 07, 2007, 10:16:17 am »

(Transplanting a quote from the "Solar Cycle Ritual?" thread, so as not to hijack that topic)

I'm gonna try the stay up all night idea, possibly add, no lights allowed until sunrise. It seems like a fun idea though! But I'm not yet sure they make perfect sense to me yet. I'll probably just do it for the fun aspect!

-Tj

It's definitely fun, but a bit grueling in the final hour or two before sunrise. I usually start preparing a big celebratory breakfast around that time, which helps keep me awake.

Let me know how it goes. I've never done it with no lights allowed; it sounds impractical (and I would *definitely* fall asleep under those conditions!), but it could be cool, too.

And recognize that you'll be a bit of a mess the next day; your internal time clock will be off, and even with a post-dawn nap you'll be sleep-deprived. It takes a bit of time to recover. (So don't have anything requiring you to be 100% scheduled for that following day.)
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