St. Nick's Day, George's eggnog, thinning hair?

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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O World, thou choosest not the better part!
It is not wisdom to be only wise,
And on the inward vision close the eyes,
But it is wisdom to believe the heart
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–George Santayana (1863–1952)

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
340th day of the year


Janine Turner (actress) was born on this day in 1962.
Phillip Berrigan (priest who fought Vietnam War and nuclear weapons) died on this day in 2002.



Have a Google Home, or Google Assistant on your phone?
Try saying "Hey Google, ask Farmer's Almanac about today."
 
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St. Nick's Day

When Is St. Nicholas Day?
Was Saint Nicholas a real person? Actually, he was! Find out about the history of St. Nicholas (and St. Nicholas Day) as well as his ties to Santa Claus!
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Star Wreath Hanger

Looks great paired with a traditional evergreen wreath or dried flower arrangement. Made in the USA.
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$12.97
 
A Year of Natural Disasters

A Costly Year: The Damaging Weather of 2017
With wildfires, hurricanes, drought, and natural disasters, this year has been by far the costliest ever in the United States in terms of weather events. The total cost of weather-related damages has likely exceeded $350 billion, at least $100 billion more than the previous mark. Of course, this figure does not include the far more important loss of lives.
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Local Farmers' Market Tote

Features long and short handles for convenience. Plus, a two-sided design.
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$7.99
 
Discover Hugelkultur Beds

What is Hugelkultur? The Ultimate Raised Bed
What is hugelkultur, anyway? When I first heard the word, I thought it must be a new kind of yogurt, but no—it is a raised garden bed.
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Mason Jar Lids with Micro Lights

Battery-powered, with a 4-hour timer.
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$11.95
 
The Ultimate Eggnog

George Washington's Christmas Eggnog
Here is a recipe for Christmas Eggnog from our first president, in the exact words as they were written by George Washington himself.
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Santa's Key

The perfect solution for homes without a chimney!
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$24.95
 
Thinning Hair?

Hair Loss: Causes and Natural Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Here are the causes and natural remedies.
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Screaming Eagle Garden Stake

Features a bright and bold patriotic eagle that was made in the USA. Powder-coated metal for durability and rust resistance. 
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$27.95