Happy March!

March birthday people: your flower is the daffodil and your stone is the aquamarine. To me, daffodils signal springtime and hope and returning life. And, the aquamarine is a lovely stone! Lots of things to celebrate this month? Among them are St. Patrick’s Day and the first day of spring.  March abounds with weather lore, […]

December Welcome

December Welcome

Good morning and happy December! This is a special month and you who were born this month have a lot to celebrate. First of all, according to the Julian calendar, you were not born in the twelfth month, but the tenth. In Latin, decem means ten. But, remember, this was the Julian calendar. You December […]

Are You Okay?

Are you okay this morning? Did you survive Halloween, full moon, time change, and the small earthquakes in Oklahoma, Texas, California,  and Alaska? Take a deep breath, look around, and enjoy this first day of November–a brand-new month, a momentous month for several reasons. Happy birthday to all my readers whose birthday comes this month. […]

September’s Song

September’s Song

The first day of a brand new month, September. This month closes out summer and ushers in fall. We’ll be thinking colored leaves and fall rains. If you were born in September,  your birthstone is the sapphire and your flower is the morning-glory. A soft, gentle rain falls again this morning. It looks like a […]

Augustus and His Namesake

Augustus and His Namesake

If you have an August birthday, you were born in an interesting month–a month with a history. To start with, it was once called Sextilis  and was the sixth month. Then, along came powerful Augustus Caesar. It was renamed August in the year 8 B.C. The lovely Peridot is your birth stone and you have […]

Ne’er Trust a July Sky

Ne’er Trust a July Sky

Ne’er Trust a July Sky. Why? Probably because a day that starts sunny could cloud up and be a rainy day within a short time. Planning a picnic? Good, but bring an umbrella just in case. July. Happy Canada Day to all my Canadian friends. It’s a good day to remember heritage and country and […]

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