Four planets line up, pickling, stuffed tomatoes

Daily Newsletter for Friday, August 17, 2018

Tetons

"Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons: It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth."
–Walt Whitman (1819–92)

Friday, August 17, 2018
229th day of the year


Sean Penn (actor) was born on this day in 1960.
Connie Reeves (America's oldest cowgirl at 101, died 12 days after being thrown from her horse, Dr. Pepper. She was one of the first women to study law at the University of Texas and she started one of Texas's first girls' drill teams) died on this day in 2003.


 
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Four Planets Line Up

A Rainbow of Planets: Four Planets in a Line!
Mars remains blazingly brilliant in the night sky. The real draw now is that it’s part of a rare display above our heads. In mid-August, 2018, four planets and two famous stars have formed a rainbow of gemstones. Look for Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars in a line!
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Surviving Floods

How to Survive a Flood: Flood Safety Tips
Are you in a flood-susceptible area? Know your flood safety guidelines, courtesy of FEMA and the Red Cross. Please prioritize your safety!
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
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Starting a Simple School Garden

How to Start a School Garden
When kids are back in school, it’s the perfect time to plan a school garden. Children who grow vegetables, eat vegetables. Here’s our advice on how to start a school garden—plus, a list of great garden plants.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   
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Pickling Tips and Recipes

Pickling Tips and Recipes
Learn how to pickle! See our best pickling tips—plus, great pickling recipes from dill pickles to pickled peppers! Preserve the bounty of the season’s harvest.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 
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Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

Spinach-Stuffed Tomatoes

When tomatoes are ripening fast and furiously, stuffing them with a delicious spinach filling makes for great eating.

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Love You a Bushel and a Peck Coffee Mugs

Large, double-sided, dishwasher-safe mugs. Choose from different fun designs! Handles work equally well for both left- and right-handed people. Each mug includes a generously-sized hole that allows coffee to pour out when the mug is tilted.
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