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John Waelti: Summer solstice and June - The best time of the year
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As this draft is written the summer solstice, just before noon Sunday, is already past. At that first moment of summer, the sun is directly overhead on the Tropic of Cancer, the entire region north of the Arctic Circle is bathed in sunlight, and the entire area south of the Antarctic Circle is shrouded in total darkness. As the earth continues in its orbit, the angle of the sun toward the northern hemisphere changes and our days get shorter.

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