Saturn Full Moon conjunction, no-cook recipes, strawberries

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, June 27, 2018

rowing at night

Raised are the dripping oars,
Silent the boat! the lake,
Lovely and soft as a dream,
Swims in the sheen of the moon
–Matthew Arnold (1822-88)

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
178th day of the year

J. J. Abrams (television writer & producer) was born on this day in 1966.
Michael Bond (children's writer) died on this day in 2017.

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Tonight! Saturn Meets Full Moon

Saturn at Its Brightest—Next to the Full Strawberry Moon on Wednesday
It’s a truly extraordinary conjunction. Saturn reaches opposition—shining at its biggest and brightest for the whole year—next to the Full Strawberry Moon on Wednesday night. It’s cool, it’s amazing, it’s in-your-face, and it happens Wednesday, June 27. 
Dragonfly Wooden Night Lights

These highly intricate and detailed night lights were carved with a laser. The craftsmanship is outstanding. Each shade consists of 4 pieces of wood held together with interlocking finger joints. The best part is that the shade hides the bulb, even when viewed from the side. Made in the USA.
The June Full Moon Guide

Full Moon for June 2019
Learn more about the Full Moon for June 2019. Why is it called the Strawberry Moon? When is the best time to see the Full Moon? Here are Moon facts and folklore from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
Oversized Wooden Matches

Each gorgeous matchbox contains approximately 50 wooden matches with color-coordinated tips. New designs and old favorites available.
Harvesting Strawberries

Sweet, juicy strawberries are treats when right off the plant. Supermarket berries tend to be tart with grainy texture; this is because the natural sugar in the berries begins converting to starch as soon as it is plucked from the plant.
Glass Sun Catchers

Loads of colors and designs to choose from!
No-Cook Summer Recipes

10 Best No-Cook Recipes
Don’t feel like cooking after a hot or hectic day? Check out these no-cook recipes. From cool soups to protein-rich salads to sandwich suppers, none of these recipes will have you heating up the oven (or, yourself).
Pigs At Play Indoor/Outdoor Metal Sign

Proudly made on Bainbridge Island, Washington!
Wild Strawberry Tarts

Wild Strawberry & Garden Rosemary Tarts
The family and I headed out for an after-dinner walk the other night. We had started down the driveway and were making our way along the field when someone keenly spied the motherload. Our field was surprisingly filled with sweet, red, wild strawberries perfect for the pickin’ and eatin’.
Vern Ader’s Weed Spinner

Remove weeds and their roots in one quick spin! The action is fast and the result is very satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty.