Winter forecast is out!, quick takes on zucchini, mini-vacation
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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, September 2, 2018
O thou who passest thro’ our valleys in
Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat
That flames from their large nostrils! thou,
Oft pitched’st here thy golden tent, and oft
Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld
With joy thy ruddy limbs and flourishing hair.
–William Blake (1757–1827)
Salma Hayek (actress) was born on this day in 1966. Bob Denver (actor) died on this day in 2005.
Now Out! Winter Forecast!
2018–2019 Winter Weather Forecast
Sunshine or snow? Be in the know! Read the official 2019 Winter Weather Forecast from North America’s #1 almanac to see the prediction for your area. Here’s a sneak peek.
All you need is a drill and weeds and their roots are gone in one quick spin! The action is fun, fast, and satisfying! What’s more, there’s no kneeling, bending, or getting your hands dirty. Expect your neighbors to get curious and want to try the Weed Spinner, too. This back-saving drill bit was invented by retired school teacher Vern Ader and we thank him.
Take a Mini-Vacation Every Day
Another summer winding down without a real vacation. I’ve written many times before about how people who live like me generally don’t have the time (or often the money, either) to take what most people consider a proper vacation. My solution? I try to take a little vacation every day.