~The First Day of Winter this year is December 21st, 2014~
"Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast
made summer and winter."
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German wintar winter and perhaps to Lithuanian vanduo water, Old English węter -- more at WATER
Date: before 12th century
1 : the season between autumn and spring comprising in the northern hemisphere usually the months of December, January, and February or as reckoned astronomically extending from the December solstice to the March equinox
2 : the colder half of the year
3 : YEAR <happened many winters ago>
4 : a period of inactivity or decay
Famous Quotes about "WINTER":
"And after summer evermore succeeds Barren winter, with his wrathful nipping cold." --Shakspeare--
"Winter lingering chills the lap of May." --Goldsmith--
is the winter of our discontent.
Made glorious summer by this sun of York;"
"Of thirty winter he was old." --Chaucer--
"Life's autumn past, I stand on winter's verge." --Wordsworth--
the haven was not commodious to winter in, the more part
advised to depart thence."
leaves lay rustling on the ground, bleak winds went
whistling through the
For all my January Pages visit: Annie's January Holidays Page
For all my February Pages visit: Annie's February Holidays Page
For all my March Pages visit: Annie's March Holidays Page
For all my Monthly Pages visit: Annie's "Verse A Day" Page
Here are all the Winter Related Pages by Annie:
Annie's Winter Page
Annie's Snow Page
Annie's Winter Links & Activities Page
Annie's Winter Symbols & Things Page
Annie's Winter Sports Page
Annie's "Winter Card for YOU" Page
Annie's "Winter Cards from Friends" Page
Annie's "Winter Sig Tags" Page
Annie's "December Fun & Free Stuff" Page
Annie's "January Fun & Free Stuff" Page
Annie's "Winter Blinkies" Page
Send a friend a Winter card.
You can see all the different cards I have available at Annie's Card Shop.
~The First Day of Winter this year was December 21st, 2014~
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Silent No Right Click Script from Dynamic Drive. For Instructions on how to add the no
right click script visit: Annie's "How to Add Silent No Right Click Script" Page.
Some Graphics on this page from Cute Colors & Graphic Garden & The Recycle Bin!
For some reason by having the no right click script and the trailing cursor both on the
same page it has caused a problem for some of my visitors. Unfortunately I don't know
how to fix that problem so I have taken the trailing cursor off this page and moved it to
a duplicate page. To see this page with a trailing cursor visit:
Annie's Winter Welcome Page ~With Trailing Cursor~
For a Listing of the Rest of my Pages: