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 Summer Solstice, or Midsummer is a magical time of year. That anticipated season of longer days and brighter sun that makes summer so great. It is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, where in the Southern Hemisphere, is the the opposite. The word Sol + stice derived from the combination of the word ‘sol’ sun and ‘stice’ to stand still.As the days lengthened the sun rises higher until the sun seems to stand still. This event only happens twice a year – Winter and Summer. The summer solstice also has other names: Alban Heflin, Alben Heruin, All-couples day, Feast of Epona, Feast of St. John the Baptist, Feill-Sheathain, Gathering Day, Johannistag, Litha, Midsummer, Sonnwend, Thing-Tide, Vestalia, etc. It is a time of great joy and celebrating life. Bonfires are often built as a part of that celebration. Summer is a Season to Celebrate Since ancient times,…