2020 winter forecast is here! the "hole" story, your inspiring words

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, August 28, 2019

seasons

While the bright radiant sun in center glows,
The earth in annual motion round it goes;
At the same time on its own axis reels,
And gives us change of seasons as it wheels.

—The 1793 Old Farmer's Almanac

 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
240th day of the year


Shania Twain (country singer) was born on this day in 1965.
World's oldest dog, Chanel the dachshund, age 147 in dog years, 21 in human years died on this day in 2009.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
2020 Winter Forecast!

2019–2020 Winter Forecast from The Old Farmer's Almanac
What kind of winter weather is headed our way? Find out in the official 2019–2020 winter forecast from The Old Farmer’s Almanac!
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The "Hole" Story

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What the Almanac Means to You
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