Full Moon rises, cannas, predicting weather

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, August 7, 2017

hollyhock

Summer declines and roses have grown rare,
But cottage crofts are gay with hollyhocks,
And in old garden walks you breathe an air
Fragrant of pinks and August-smelling stocks
.
–John Todhunter (1839–1916)

Monday, August 7, 2017
219th day of the year


David Duchovny (actor) was born on this day in 1960.
Peter Jennings (journalist) died on this day in 2005.


 

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