Change your clock, mark your calendars

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Dear Readers,

Welcome November! Today, we observe All Saints' Day and later this week brings some fun with Will Rodgers Day and Sadie Hawkins. However, the date you don't want sleep through is November 6 when Daylight Saving Time ends! Time for most of us to turn those clocks back. Enjoy more information in this issue of your free Almanac Companion!

Sincerely, your Almanac editors

I don't make jokes,
I just watch the government and report the facts.
–Will Rogers (1879–1935)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
306th day of the year

Toni Collette (actress) was born on this day in 1972.
Paul Warfield Tibbets Jr. (pilot of U.S. B-29 Superfortress bomber Enola Gay, whose crew dropped first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, during WWII; bomb nicknamed "Little Boy" was dropped on August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m. local time) died on this day in 2007.

What the heck is a Garden Hod?
It was designed to harvest and wash vegetables and fruit easily, but it has hundreds of other uses, too!


Change Your Clocks!

When Is Daylight Saving Time 2018?
When does Daylight Saving Time 2018 begin and end? Find dates here—as well as the history of Daylight Saving Time, highlighting the seemingly endless debate about saving daylight and changing our clocks.
Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids | Save 50%

Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
Mark Your Calendar

The Month of November 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in November 2017? We like to think of November as the month of food, when the best of cooks can shine and the best of eaters will surely get their fill. See November facts, trivia, and recipes.
The 2017 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
November's Birthstone

November Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The November birthstone, the topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect. Learn more about topaz color, facts, and folklore.
Tree of Life Light-Reflective Wall Art

This brilliant and highly reflective metal art piece was laser-cut from rugged steel and then powder-coated for rust resistance and durability.
Predict Winter Weather

What a Woolly Worm Knows
It’s time again to shine the spotlight on a certain caterpillar—the woolly worm! According to folklore, this fuzzy fellow has the ability to predict the weather.
Woolly Bear Heating Pad

Provides moist heat for comfort and to soothe tight sore muscles.
Treating a Cold

Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process healing a cold? Here are some natural remedies for your body and mind.
Alpaca Fleece Socks

The cure for cold feet! Alpaca socks are soft, luxurious, and warmer than sheep’s wool. Choose from active outdoor and extreme cold styles.