Mr. Bob drank Natty Bo every day starting at 5 pm. He always had to leave out of whichever
When the autumn started to get dark and cold, he started counting down the days. 22 days. 16 days. 4 days until winter solstice. He taught me that solstice represented hope. The solstice, the shortest, darkest day of the year, marked the day that things start getting lighter, brighter, longer, better.
The darkest day is the turning point.