Abolish Daylight Saving?, 5 tips to adjust, pet remedies

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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, November 4, 2018


The geese honked overhead
I ran to catch the skein

To watch them as they fled

In a long wavering line.

–May Sarton (1912–95)

Sunday, November 4, 2018
308th day of the year

Jeff Probst (host of Survivor) was born on this day in 1962.
Andy Rooney (news commentator) died on this day in 2011.

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Abolish Daylight Saving?

Time to Scrap Daylight Saving? 28 Countries May End DST
It’s a popular myth that Daylight Saving Time is for farmers. This practice—which only became regular in 1966 (which may also surprise you!)—was challenged by farmers and is increasingly being challenged by modern society. In 2019, Europe voted to remove Daylight Saving Time (DST) by 2021. Some states have also questioned the practice. Read on …
Wine Bottle Lights

Create ambient lighting from an empty wine bottle! Choose a bottle from a special celebration or because of its interesting shape and color. 
5 Tips to Adjust to Time Change

5 Tips to Help Your Body Adjust to the Time Change
Time changes in the fall and spring affect each of us differently. For many folks, it can take circadian and sleep rhythms a week or so to transition. Here are five quick tips to help the body adjust to the time change.
Alpaca Fleece Socks

The cure for cold feet! Alpaca socks are soft, luxurious, and warmer than sheep’s wool. Choose from active outdoor and extreme cold styles.
Soil Test in the Fall

Fall is Time for a Garden Soil Test
Happiness is a positive soil test, one that lets you know that you have been doing something right! Fall is the perfect time to take a sample of your soil. Just like humans, plants need nutrients to be healthy and productive.
Etched Porcelain Night Lights

Porcelain artwork that comes alive with detail and shadow when lit from behind!
4 Favorite Egg Recipes

7 Favorite Egg Recipes
Eating eggs is an inexpensive way to get more protein, vitamins, and minerals into your diet. Eggs are not just for breakfast anymore; try these tasty egg dishes at any time of the day this fall—or in any season!
Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. Buy 2 or more and save $3 each automatically! No promo code needed.
Common Pet Remedies

Home Remedies for Pets
Here are some valuable home remedies for dogs and cats that can keep your pet’s tail wagging and save you an unnecessary trip to the vet.

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