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The Secret Meanings of Colors

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Why do doctors wear white? Why are legal pads yellow? Colors have many meanings to many people. Here are some widely held modern beliefs about the meanings of colors.

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Something to Think About

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Sometimes inspiration for a blog comes from the pages of the Almanac. Here are a few words of wisdom for the weekend – enjoy. People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. Leisure is a fine companion, but boredom is its brother. Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s

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Did Snowstorms Win Again? — Results of Valentine Poll

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Last week, we asked readers to vote for their favorite Valentine’s Day weather. We wondered which of these weather conditions you were most hoping for: A huge snowstorm — giving you reason to stay inside by the fireplace and cuddle with your sweetie and/or play in the snow with the kids A warm sunny day

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Best Day to Potty Train?!

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New this year in the 2009 Farmers’ Almanac (thanks to popular demand), is a Best Day to potty train. (Did you know there was such a thing?) While many might say the best time to potty train is when the child is ready, according to moon lore, there is a more favorable time throughout a

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Brides Beware: Some States Fare Worse for Wedding Weather Disasters

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Lewiston, ME & Savannah, GA: Mother Nature seems to favor some states more than others, when it comes to doling out good weather on wedding days. Based on submissions to the Farmers’ Almanac Worst Wedding Weather Contest, couples marrying in Texas, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania have experienced the soggiest, snowiest, windiest, most hurricane-hampered and

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Sometimes it’s what’s left behind . . .

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. . . that really counts. Over the holidays my mom had Christmas Eve at her house. It was crazy – 9 kids ranging from 2 to 13, 10 adults, and lots of food. While good times were had and memories made, a few days later when she was sweeping up the “garbage” left behind,

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