September, best days, 100 ways to avoid dying

Daily Newsletter for Friday, September 1, 2017

trees

Fair on September first,
Fair for the month
.
–proverb

 

Friday, September 1, 2017
244th day of the year


Gloria Estefan (musician) was born on this day in 1957.
Martin Kamen (co-discovered the radioactive isotope carbo-14) died on this day in 2002.


 

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What's Happening in September?

The Month of September 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in the month of September? It’s a little for everyone: the last days of summer and the first days of fall. See September facts and trivia.
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Birthstone for September

September Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The September birthstone, the sapphire, was once thought to guard against evil and poisoning. It was believed that a venomous snake would die if placed in a vessel made of sapphire. Traditionally a favorite stone of priests and kings, the sapphire symbolizes purity and wisdom.
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Best Days for September

Best Days for the Month of September 2017
Here is a snapshot of the Best Days for the month of September 2017—from Best Days to quit smoking to Best Days to cut hair.
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Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.
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When is Labor Day 2018?
When is Labor Day 2018? Why do we observe Labor Day? Learn about the history of Labor Day—and get Labor Day recipe ideas!
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100 Ways to Avoid Dying
Doctors and scientists are always telling us ways to live longer. Usually they involve a healthier diet or lifestyle: that is, eating fewer carbs and more vegetables, getting more exercise, or giving up smoking. Instead, here are 100 ways to avoid dying according to folklore!
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