The curious Mark Twain, arthritis remedies, growing salad

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

Daily Newsletter for Monday, November 30, 2020

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There was a new frail yellow moon to-night —
I wish you could have had it for a cup
With stars like dew to fill it to the brim.

–Sara Teasdale (1884–1933)

 

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Interesting Facts About Mark Twain
Mark Twain's Birthday

Interesting Facts About Mark Twain
Happy 185th birthday, Mark Twain! This famously witty writer was born on November 30, 1835. Here are 10 curious facts about his life. 

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No Pipes to Freeze
 
Why My Great-Uncle Gave Up the Ministry
A Little Humor

Why My Great-Uncle Gave Up the Ministry
When this true story was published in The 1984 Old Farmer’s Almanac, many readers wrote to say that it was the funniest Almanac story they had ever read. It certainly contains our “pleasant degree of humor,” but was it “useful”? Well, there may be a lesson here somewhere… 

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Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels

What if you could restore your gut health with one simple fix? According to one doctor in California there may be a way. In fact, he believes it’s so powerful that it could be like a “power wash” for your insides.

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Digestive Trick To Clean Your Bowels
 
Grow Fresh Salads Indoors All Winter
Growing Salad Indoors

Grow Fresh Salads Indoors All Winter
Seriously, it’s not that hard to grow salad all winter long. Enjoy fresh, tender, delicious salad greens indoors in recycled plastic containers under a couple of inexpensive fluorescent shop lights. It’s fun to grow edible plants—plus, no weeds or pests! Here’s how to use grow lights for salad in ...

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Christmas is less than a month away!

Enjoy wonderful Christmas decor, ornaments, and more from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! It’s officially time to embrace the holiday season. Order now to get festive in time for Christmas!

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Christmas is less than a month away!
 
Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup
Chicken and Bean Soup

Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup

Mexican Chicken and Bean Soup is a hearty protein powerhouse loaded with chicken, pinto beans, and fresh veggies.

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Go exploring in Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure Socks!

Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure socks will keep you warm for all your winter escapades! Alpaca socks are surprisingly luxurious, breathable, and never itchy. The perfect gift for your favorite adventurer!

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Go exploring in Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure Socks!
 
Natural Remedies for Arthritis
Arthritis Remedies

Natural Remedies for Arthritis
If you feel pain and stiffness in your joints caused by inflammation, see our natural remedies for arthritis—plus, tips on some foods to eat and not to eat to alleviate inflammation.

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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?

Celebrate December’s Full Cold Moon with our 2021 Moon Calendar! This calendar will answer all your questions with fascinating lunar facts and moonlit folklore!

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Wondering about the date and significance of the Full Cold Moon?