Geraniums, stop snoring, Irish potato pie, stargazing

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, October 17, 2019

crimson forest
Along the line of smoky hills
The crimson forest stands,
And all the day the blue-jay calls
Throughout the autumn lands.

–William Wilfred Campbell (1861–1918)

Thursday, October 17, 2019
290th day of the year


Alan Jackson (country musician) was born on this day in 1958.
Levi Stubbs (lead singer of The Four Tops) died on this day in 2008.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
Growing Geraniums

Geraniums
Geraniums are a longtime favorite of gardeners. They are easy to grow, colorful, and emit a lovely scent. Here’s how to grow geraniums in your home and garden!
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Find 8 Star Patterns!

Sky Map: October 2019
In October, the night sky contains eight well-known star patterns visible in the early evening. We’ll help you stargaze with our printable October 2019 Sky Map!
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

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Pumpkin Bars With Cranberries

Browned Butter Frosted Pumpkin Bars

Tangy cranberries stud these luscious, spicy pumpkin bars.

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Almanac Field to Fork Cookbook

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Irish Potato Pie

Irish Potato Pie

This recipe, with slight adjustments, was brought over “on the boat” by the cook’s great-great-aunt in the 1800s.

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Stop Snoring!

How to Sleep Better and Stop Snoring
If you are suffering from insomnia or sleep deprivation, simply can’t sleep, or are snoring, you might benefit from these natural sleep aids, which might help you sleep better.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Moon Calendar

Loaded with dramtic images, lunar lore, and more! Makes a great stocking stuffer!
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