Chattering Mind
January 1, 1970 Archives

Here’s a blog you might resonate with: it’s Mark Satin’s streaming thoughts on the need for a “radical middle.” Very integral. Here’s his list of the best “radical middle” magazines out there: American Enterprise, The Washington Monthly, Futurist, Atlantic, Blueprint, […]

The summer solstice occurs this Thursday, June 21st, at 2:06 p.m., which means that the year’s longest days will gradually get shorter as the season of summer ripens. Though many of us are, in fact, freer to stay up later […]

Gathering around a midsummer bonfire is a traditional way to celebrate the long summer days of late June. If you live near a beach where bonfires are allowed or if you know of some other legal site, you will perhaps […]

Wreaths of early summer flowers are also traditional solstice items you can make and display in your home. Here are Waverly Fitzgerald’s wreath-making instructions.

Shakespeare set “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on the night of the summer solstice since it was believed to be an evening of enchantment when plucked herbs are at peak powers, and when passionate romance easily unfurls. You’ve probably seen the […]