The winter solstice marks a turning point in the year. The sun is at its nadir in the sky, marking the day with the fewest daylight hours. Its easy to miss the solstice in the crush of activities during the holidays. Yet this special day marks the turn toward summer and the promise of spring. For me, the winter months are a time of wonder, a time of quiet, a time perfectly suited to quilting. Enjoy today and the promises it brings.