It's that time of the year...the shortest day is Dec 21, 2018 ('the season is the reason').
Here are some lovely older works (some almost a decade old on dArt!) from my olde collection: "Yule Koliada"
Here's an explanation:
And what it may have looked like thousands of years ago at Stonehenge, in England:
Many different traditions exist to celebrate Yule (a Scandinavian word) depending on the country you are in,
but most folks, "Deck the halls with boughs of holly...Don we now our gay apparel...As we sing the Yuletide carol...."
Also Yule logs, and/or buche de noel cakes:
"Faerie spirit of the darkest side of Winter, from