Mark Twain, best roses, heating costs

Daily Newsletter for Thursday, November 30, 2017


Listen . . .
With faint dry sound, 
Like steps of passing ghosts, 
The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break from the trees 
And fall

–Adellaide Crapsey (1878–1914)

Thursday, November 30, 2017
334th day of the year

Bo Jackson (football & baseball player) was born on this day in 1962.
George H.W. Bush (41st U.S. president) died on this day in 2018.

Mark Twain's Birthday

Interesting Facts About Mark Twain
November 30 is the birthday of Mark Twain, born in 1835. Here are 10 curious facts about his life. 
Etched Porcelain Night Lights

Porcelain artwork that comes alive with detail and shadow when lit from behind!
Fact or Fiction?

The Facts Behind Weather Folklore
Scientists now—finally—admit that many weather proverbs are TRUE! 
Christmas Clearance Sale

Save 30% to 50% while supplies last. New items being added daily.
Best Roses

Year of the Rose: Best Types of Roses
In honor of the rose’s long and colorful history, as well as its place in gardens, the National Garden Bureau named 2017 the “Year of the Rose.” In celebration of the close of this rosaceous annum, let’s take a closer look at “the queen of flowers.” Here are some of the best rose varieties to grow in your garden!
Heirloom-Quality Pewter Ornaments

Handcrafted in Vermont from fine pewter. Choose from a large selection of designs.
Keeping Your House Warm

How to Save Money on Heating
Everyone wants to save on their heating bill, so find out how to cut heating costs and keep your home warmer in the cold season!
Almanac Outhouse Ornament

Made right down the road from The Old Farmer’s Almanac!
Ready for a Joke?

Humor Me: Grins, Groans, and 19th-century Nonsense
Yes, it’s time for our monthly humor column—with grins, groans, and more 19th century nonsense from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Enjoy …
Barn Christmas Ornament

This tiny country barn is totally adorable! Features amazing detail.