Year of the Pig!, birds at night, veggie stew

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, February 4, 2019

frozen brook

Deep down within the frozen brook
I hear a murmur faint and sweet,
And lo! The ice breaks as I look,
And living waters touch my feet
.
–Jane Goodwin Austin (1831–94)

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Chinese New Year 2021: The Year of the Ox
Chinese New Year 2021: The Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year (also known as Lunar New Year) will be celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2021. Why does the Lunar New Year start at a different time each yeah? How is this important holiday celebrated? What does the Year of the Ox symbolize? Learn all about this holiday!
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Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?

Does the Moon influence our behavior or emotions? There’s never been solid proof but it turns out there’s some new evidence the Moon can affect sleep on the days leading up the full Moon–and it doesn’t matter if you’re in the country or city! Let’s explore the myths and reality of the Moon’s power.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Garden Guide - Online Edition

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Eggplant, Zucchini and Red Pepper Stew
Eggplant, Zucchini and Red Pepper Stew

A kind of mix between a vegetable stew and ratatouille, this dish has a refreshing, light spice and creates a delicious broth.  It’s loaded with fresh vegetables including

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar

Scenic photographs, country musings, fun facts, humor, and advice. Plus best days to fish, plant, set eggs, harvest crops, and cut hay.

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Why Do Onions Make You Cry? | More Onion Facts
Why Do Onions Make You Cry? | More Onion Facts

Why do onions make you cry when you cut them? How do you slice onions without tears? Are leftover onions toxic? Enjoy these onion facts—and some folklore.
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How Birds Navigate the Night Sky
How Birds Navigate the Night Sky

How do birds know where to migrate to without getting lost? How do they navigate the dark night sky? Do they really know how to follow the sun and stars? Read on to discover the secrets of bird migration!
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