Winter. Time to eat fat
and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat,
a black fur sausage with yellow
Houdini eyes, jumps up on the bed and tries
to get onto my head. It’s his
way of telling whether or not I’m dead.
Edwin Newman (news commentator) was born on this day in 1919. Mary Tyler Moore (actress) died on this day in 2017.
Super Blue Blood Moon!
A Supermoon, Blue Moon, and Lunar Eclipse on January 31
Heard about this “Super Blue Blood Moon” on January 31? Let’s break this down: That’s a Supermoon, a Blue Moon, and a Blood Moon on the same night, thanks to a total lunar eclipse. A convergence of all three events last happened 150 years ago. Find out the best places to see this event.
Zucchini Potato Soup and Herbed Popovers
These recipes for Zucchini Potato Soup and Herbed Popovers complement each other perfectly. Cozy and comfortable, this savory meal from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden-Fresh Cookbook uses fresh ingredients including potatoes, zucchini, and herbs.