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Full Moon for October 2019
When is the Full Hunter’s Moon—and what’s the meaning behind its name? Plus, find your Moon phase...
Full Moon for September 2019
The full Moon for September 2019 is once again the “Harvest Moon.” See what this means—plus, Moon...
Woolly Bear Caterpillars and Weather Prediction
The woolly bear caterpillar—also called woolly worm or fuzzy worm—has the reputation of being able...
Full Moon for August 2019
The Full Moon for August 2019 rises this week. Here’s the date, time, and meaning of what we call...
Full Moon for March 2020
When is the full Moon in March 2020? Here’s all you need to know about March’s Full Worm Moon—...
Full Moon for May 2020
Learn about the full Moon for May 2020. Why is it called the Full Flower Moon? When is the best...
Full Moon for June 2020
Learn about the Full Moon for June 2020—the Strawberry Moon! Find out more about the June’s full...
The Full Strawberry Moon 2019
The Full Strawberry Moon rises on Monday morning, June 17, 2019, appearing “opposite” the Sun at 4:...
Full Moon for February 2020
When is the Full Moon in February 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon for January 2020
When is the Full Moon in January 2020? What time is Full Moon and New Moon? Why is it called the...
Full Moon Names
Historically, Native American and other traditional names for full Moons were used to track the...
Can a Full Moon Affect Your Mood?
Can the Moon affect your mood? Does it make people crazy? Science doesn’t have proof, but could...
Full Moons and Labor: Childbirth Folklore
Check out this author’s intriguing theory—best tested by parents of large families—about the...
Full Moon for December 2019
The Full Moon for December 2019 rises on the 12th! Traditionally, this Moon was called the Full...
Full Moon and Good Luck
Can the Moon change your luck? According to Moon lore, in many cases the full Moon brings good luck...
The Legend of the Black Box and The Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Forecasts
The secret to our weather forecasts has been speculated on for some time. Is weather folklore the...
Man in the Moon?
We often speak of seeing “the man in the Moon.” Indeed, an image of a face seems to be imposed on...
Myths About the Moon
Have you ever seen the “Man in the Moon”? Many of us today grew up seeing a face in the Moon, and...
Weather Folklore: The Shepherd's Barometer
Here are some ways to judge the weather, grounded on 50 years’ experience and observations by an...
Farming by the Moon
The age-old practice of performing farm chores by the Moon stems from the simple belief that the...
Moon Lore: Dreams
There are many dreams and superstitions about the Moon. Here are a handful to contemplate: To...
Moon and the Gods
The Moon is rich in history and folklore, and to many sky watchers, the Moon is home to the gods....
The Moon's Healing Powers
Not all of the Moon's effects on health are considered negative. Some suspect that the flow of...