Full Moon rises tonight, ripening avocados, thinning hair

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Deep in the greens of summer sing the lives
I've come to love. A vireo whets its bill.
The great day balances upon the leaves;
My ears can hear the bird when all is still.  

–Theodore Roethke (1908–63)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
197th day of the year

Barry Sanders (football player) was born on this day in 1968.
Charles W. Sweeney (pilot of the U.S. bomber that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan, in the last days of World War II) died on this day in 2004.

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Full Moon Tonight!

The Full Moon: July
This month, learn about the Full Buck Moon—and why July is such an important month in Moon history!


3 Warning Signs Your Dog Is Giving You

According to Dr. Marty Goldstein, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs.
When the Full Moon Rises

When Will the Moon Rise Tonight?
A common lunar puzzle involves finding when the Moon will rise each night. Folks who enjoy the outdoors and the wonders of nature may wish to commit to memory the words on this handy chart. Knowing when the Moon will rise will help you to enjoy every evening outside!
The Old Farmer's Almanac for Kids, Volume 8

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What is Kombucha Tea?

How to Make Kombucha Tea
Kombucha tea is a popular fermented drink with a unique, tangy flavor. Did you know that you can make it yourself? Learn how with our recipe!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

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Best Way to Ripen Avocados

How to Ripen Avocados and More Tips
How do you ripen avocados so that they’re just right—not too mushy? Here’s what you need to know about selecting, ripening, cutting, and storing avocados. After all, it’s worth the knowledge to enjoy this super-healthy brain food—and make awesome guacamole!
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with stunning photos, lunar lore, and more! 
Thinning Hair and Hair Loss

Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it? Here’s a look at the usual causes, as well as some natural home remedies.
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Features dramatic photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, trivia, and more.