Monday, January 15, 2018

The Old Farmer's Almanac - MLK Day Date and History

 
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snow and moon
Keep warm by inner fires, and rest in peace.
Sleep on content, as sleeps the patient rose.
Walk boldly on the white untrodden snows,
The winter is the winter’s own release
.
–Helen Hunt Jackson (1830–85)
Monday, January 15, 2018
15th day of the year
Spring begins in 64 days

Howie Day (singer) was born on this day in 1981.
Percy Saltzman (first meteorologist to appear on Canadian television) died on this day in 2007.


Question of the Day
What is the red tide that occurs on ocean coasts? Answer


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MLK Day Date and History

When is Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
When is Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018? Here is the MLK Day date for the year—plus, more about this influential American civil rights leader.
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USA Cutting Board

SAVE 25% Crafted from naturally grown bamboo. It’s knife-friendly and durable. Great for chopping and serving.
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Got an Amazon Echo?

The Almanac Daily Update for Amazon Echo and Google Home
Have you gotten an Amazon Echo or Google Home as a gift? Or maybe you’ve only just heard of these new “smart speakers”? Well, now you can get the wit and wisdom of the Almanac on these devices with the Old Farmer’s Almanac Daily Update!
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The 2018 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

Features amazing photography, weather proverbs, historical weather events, and trivia! 
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First Snow Winners

Guess Our First Snow Contest!
The TEN winners of the Almanac’s “First Snow” contest are listed here! The winning date was December 9, 2017.
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The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Keeps avid weather watchers engaged and entertained day after day for up to 4 years! 
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$14.95
 
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The Right Garden Layout

Vegetable Garden Design: Choosing the Right Layout for Your Garden
Learn how to lay out beds in a garden—and the best way of deciding what to grow where. 
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Extra-Handy Lazy Susan

A 2017 top seller! Spins effortlessly, won’t tip, and holds a lot! Handcrafted in America by a 150-year-old basket company. Constructed with tough Appalachian white ash and brass nails. 
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Easy Raisin-Filled Cookies

Old-Fashioned Raisin-Filled Cookies
These delicious and not overly sweet cookies are perfect for bringing to a cookie swap, sticking in a lunchbox for a special treat, or enjoying with a cup of tea.
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Metal Doorstops

SAVE 25% While supplies last!
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