The Moon and your mood, uses for the humble potato, varicose veins

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, November 13, 2019

fog

In the slack wind of November 
The fog forms and shifts.
All the world comes out again
When the fog lifts.

–Christina Rossetti (1830–94)

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac
 
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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How to Use Wood Ash in the Vegetable Garden

If you have a fireplace or woodstove, use wood ashes to improve garden soil! Wood ash is full of nutrients that plants need, such as potassium and phosphorus, so it’s great for using on the vegetable garden. But it’s important to know where not to use it, too. In this short video, we show you when...
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Curried Butternut Squash With Rice
Curried Butternut Squash With Rice

This colorful butternut squash and rice recipe showcases the flavor of fall’s harvest in an easy yet deeply satisfying vegetarian (and vegan) meal.

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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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Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins
Home Remedies for Varicose and Spider Veins

They’re as common as mosquitoes in summer and about as beloved. Unfortunately, there’s no repellent for varicose veins and spider veins, but we’ll explain the causes and provide health remedies to help.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Everyday Calendar

Nicely illustrated page-a-day desk calendar that makes a great stocking stuffer! Start each day with a tidbit of Almanac fun: weather wisdom, quirky historical facts, useful hints, and time-tested proverbs.

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Surprising Uses for the Humble Potato
Surprising Uses for the Humble Potato

Our modern potato came from southern Peru, domesticated there 7,000 to 10,000 years ago. Humble, homely, and earthy, the potato has traveled around the world, exerting an extraordinary influence on global civilizations for centuries. 
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