Happy indeed. We are not alone.
The Austin Chronicle , the free, every Thursday, 70 page tabloid, has a quarter page ad with SATURNALIA in its "marque". It is a multi-color ad for an music/performance event, expecting attendee participation, scheduled tonight (indoors ... outdoors is 20 deg. F and won't rise even to freezing on this day) in Austin, Texas.
This weather informs the grateful winter solstice noted throughout recorded history .. carried on in 2022.
..effects of civilization upon...nature, the growing gap between what education was supposed to accomplish and what it consisted of, the national debt and...high taxes, the problem of the excess cost of medical care -- Philip Wylie, 1951