Top 2020 astronomy events!, January flowers, keeping resolutions

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, January 2, 2020

Snow Man
January is here,
With eyes that keenly glow—
A frost-mailed warrior striding
A shadowy steed of snow
.

–Edgar Fawcett (1847–1904)

Thursday, January 2, 2020
2nd day of the year


Cuba Gooding Jr. (actor) was born on this day in 1968.
Pete Postlethwaite (actor) died on this day in 2011.


 
The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar
 
Top 2020 Astronomy Events!

The Best Sky Watching Events of 2020
The year 2020 promises some unusually fine celestial fireworks. Here are the top most noteworthy night sky events to look forward to: three amazing meteor showers (not washed out this year), a spectacular year for Mars, and the finest planet conjunction of our lives as Jupiter meets Saturn on the winter solstice. Take a look …
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.  
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January's Flowers

January Birth Flowers
In the dark month of January, nothing lifts the spirits quite like cheerful, colorful flowers. Learn about the beautiful January birth flowers!
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference book that includes all of our expertise.
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Honey Orange Muesli

Honey Orange Muesli

Muesli is a nutritious choice for any day of the week, but it is so easy to prepare that it is exceptionally good for a quick weekday breakfast.

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 
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Making Goals and Keeping Them

Keeping New Year's Resolutions
New Year’s resolution traditions actually go back to ancient times. So, before you pooh-pooh the idea, let’s remind ourselves why this age-old tradition exists, how to best make a resolution, and how to keep one!
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Farmers' Market Cotton Tote Bag

SAVE 30%! This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
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Your January Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for January 2020
Here’s your Horoscope for January 2020. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides horoscope updates for all 12 zodiac signs.
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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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