Issue Section: Urban Almanac

June 2017 Urban Almanac: A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world.

  JUNE 1  June is LGBT Pride Month. Gay marriage is now legal in all 50 U.S. states and in 22 countries. JUNE 2 Moonstone, June’s birthstone (along with pearl and alexandrite) …

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The Urban Almanac: May 2017

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. MAY 1 May Day/Beltane. The Sun rises at 6:25 a.m. today and sets at 8:24 p.m. Start hardening off warm …

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The Urban Almanac: December 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. DEC 1 Birds add so much movement and vitality to winter’s stark landscape. Watch for juncos, house fin …

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The Urban Almanac: November 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. NOV 1 For the next couple weeks, we lose an additional three minutes of daylight every day. The rate t …

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The Urban Almanac: October 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. OCT 1 If you’re still in the mood, there’s plenty to plant now, like shrubs, trees, roses, spring bulb …

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Metaphors for the Month

Intuitive patterns for September 2016: Sometimes you just have to allow the flow of life to take you where it will. Osho Zen Tarot: Sharing, Going with the Flow, The Dream Medicine …

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The Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world Day by day in the home, garden & sky. SEPT 1 NEW MOON. Neptune reaches its closest approach to Eart …

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The Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural worldAUG 1 Today is Lammas, the beginning of the fall harvest season. AUG 2 NEW MOON. This month has two birt …

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Urban Almanac: July 2016

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. JULY 1 Famous Utahns born today: Dr. Martha Hughes Cannon, physician and first woman state legislator …

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Urban Almanac

JUNE 1 Logan native and theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, known for his investigations into time, space and gravity—particularly his theory that wormholes could enable time travel— …

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The Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. —by Diane Olson MAY 1 BELTANE/MAY DAY. Halfway between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice, thi …

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The Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. —by Diane Olson APRIL 1 All Fools’ Day. In some French-speaking countries, this is April Fish Day, when peopl …

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The Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. —by Diane Olson MARCH 1 LAST QUARTER MOON This month was named for Mars, the Roman god of war and agriculture …

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Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. —by Diane Olson FEB 1 The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts a colder than usual February, with an average …

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Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world.—by Diane Olson JAN 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY. It’s the perfect day to switch out calendars and mark birthdays a …

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