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Calendar: Holidays, Best Days, Seasons, Folklore | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Today is Day 32 of 2023

46 days until spring begins

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Find out when to start a diet to lose weight, cut hair to increase growth, plant vegetables, quit smoking, lose weight, wean, mow grass to slow growth, and more activities, based on the Moon’s sign.

Upcoming Holidays

Month of February

Candlemas / Groundhog Day

Full Snow Moon

Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

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Question of the Day

Why do professional interior house painters wear white overalls rather than blue overalls?

What Sign is the Moon in Today?

GEM

Gemini

The Moon’s Astrological Place in the Zodiac Today

Puzzle of the Day

Who was the strongest man mentioned in the Bible?
Jonah, because the whale could not keep him down.

Word of the Day

Barometer
An instrument used to measure air pressure; there are two basic types, aneroid and mercury.

Advice of the Day

Don’t light a candle from the fireplace if you hope to grow rich.

Home Hint of the Day

An old-time way of filling surface scratches in wooden furniture is to rub the scratches with a piece of walnut meat, then polish with a soft rag.