Sleeping better, eclipse folklore, fried green tomatoes

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 15, 2017

dragonfly

When high the sun in noonday glory rides,
Where willows keep the lake's green margin cool,
The speckled trout amid their shadow hides,
And dragonflies haunt every shaded pool
.
–Thomas S. Collier (1842–93)

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Solar Eclipse Folklore, Myths, and Superstitions
Solar Eclipse Folklore, Myths, and Superstitions

Here at the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, we do love our folklore and mythology—and there’s nothing like a total solar eclipse to get folks wondering why things happen. For the Sun to suddenly disappear demands explanation—or, let’s say,...
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How to Save Vegetable Seeds
How to Save Vegetable Seeds

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Fried Green Tomatoes (Flour)
Fried Green Tomatoes (Flour)

Is there anything better than a handful (or two) of crispy fried green tomatoes? We enjoyed this simple recipe for fried green tomatoes as children in the 1930s.

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How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring

If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.
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