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Almanac - Thursday 6/11/20

Jun 11, 2020

Today is Corn On The Cob Day...

Almanac -Tuesday 6/9/20

Jun 9, 2020

Today is  Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day...


Almanac - Monday 6/8/20

Jun 8, 2020

It's Oceans Day...



It’s a great day for a veggie burger!  Or if you’d rather, it’s also Donut Day - wash ‘em both down with some moonshine, as it’s also National Moonshine Day.

 

Today is Friday, June 5, 2020, the 156nd day of the year, with 209 days remaining. 15 days till summer, and only 151 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:48am      
  • Sunset: 8:29pm ...giving us 14 hours and 40 minutes of daylight.   98% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 8:45pm.  

Almanac - Thursday 6/4/20

Jun 4, 2020

Today is Hug Your Cat Day...


Almanac - Wednesday 6/3/20

Jun 3, 2020

It's the birthday of Raoul Dufy, French painter and illustrator...


Almanac - Tuesday 6/2/20

Jun 2, 2020

Today is Tuesday, the 2nd of June of 2020...


Almanac - Monday 6/1/20

Jun 1, 2020

Today is Children's Day, and it's also Barefoot Day...



It's Patrick Henry's birthday today...the American patriot who may have measured his words differently in a pandemic, "Give me Liberty or give me Death!" - he might've ended up with both!

Today is Friday, May 29, 2020, the 149th day of the year, with 216 days remaining. 22 days till summer, and only 158 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:50am       
  • Sunset: 8:25pm ...giving us 14 hours and 33 minutes of daylight.  35% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 12:26pm. 

Almanac - Thursday 5/28/20

May 28, 2020

It's National Hamburger Day...


Almanac - Wednesday 5/27/2020

May 27, 2020

Pedestrian Day on the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, May 27, 1937...


Almanac - Tuesday 5/26/20

May 26, 2020

It's Blueberry Cheesecake Day...


Almanac - Monday 5/25/20

May 25, 2020

Today is Towel Day...



Wilbur & Orville received a patent on this day in 1906 for their flying machine.

Today is Friday, May 22, 2020, the 142nd day of the year, with 223 days remaining. 29 days till summer, and only 165 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:54am       
  • Sunset: 8:19pm ...giving us 14 hours and 23 minutes of daylight.   

It’s a new moon, so just try to find it, I dare you!  Look for it to rise at 6:03am and set at 8:31pm.  

Almanac - Thursday 5/21/20

May 21, 2020

It's Strawberries And Cream Day...

Almanac - Wednesday 5/20/20

May 20, 2020

It's Pick Strawberries Day...


Almanac - Tuesday 5/19/20

May 19, 2020

It's Dinosaur Day (would you believe how hard it is to find a photo of a dinosaur?)


Almanac - Monday 5/18/20

May 18, 2020

Today is No Dirty Dishes Day...


It's Morel Mushroom Day...yum! (DL's favorite recipe at the end of this article)

Today is Friday, May 15, 2020, the 135th day of the year, with 230 days remaining. 35 days till summer, and only 172 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 5:59am       
  • Sunset: 8:13pm ...giving us 14 hours and 13 minutes of daylight.  48% of the waning moon will be visible, rising at 2:53am.  

Tides at the Golden Gate      

Almanac - Thursday 5/14/20

May 14, 2020

It's Buttermilk Biscuits Day...


Almanac - Wednesday 5/13/20

May 13, 2020

It's Apple Pie Day...


Almanac - Monday 5/11/20

May 11, 2020

The Diamond Sutra, the oldest book in the world, is printed on this day in 868 AD...


Almanac - Friday 5/8/20

May 8, 2020

It's Coconut Cream Pie Day...


Almanac - Thursday 5/7/20

May 7, 2020

It's a Full Flower Moon...


Almanac - Wednesday 5/6/20

May 6, 2020

Today is Nurses Day...


Almanac - Tuesday 5/5/20

May 5, 2020

Today is Cinco De Mayo...


Almanac - Monday 5/4/20

May 4, 2020

Today is Monday, the 4th of May of 2020...


Today is Friday, May 1, 2020, the 122nd day of the year. 50 days until summer, and only 185 days until presidential elections (if civilization survives).  

  • Sunrise: 6:13am      
  • Sunset: 8:01pm ...giving us 13 hours 46min of daylight.  49% of the waxing moon will be visible, rising at 1:28pm.  

Almanac - Thursday 4/30/18

Apr 30, 2020

 

It's Oatmeal Cookie Day.  It's also Raisin Day, coincidently...


Almanac - Wednesday 4/29/20

Apr 29, 2020

It's Guide Dog Day...


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