Issue Section: Urban Almanac

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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Urban Almanac

Editor’s note: Diane Olson, a veteran CATALYST staffer, wrote the “Almanac” column for 17 years (1995 to 2012), taking a break after writing A Nature Love’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, St …

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Urban Almanac

A monthly compendium of random wisdom for the home, garden and natural world. Editor’s note: Diane Olson, a veteran CATALYST staffer, wrote the “Almanac” column for 17 years (1995 …

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Urban Almanac: June 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. PLUS: Diane says goodbye to Urban Almanac, at least for a while.by Diane Olson JUNE 1 The Sun rises at 5:58 a.m. today and sets at 8:52 p.m. …

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Urban Almanac: May 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. MAY 1 FIRST QUARTER MOON. May Day/Beltane. The Sun rises at 6:25 a.m. today and sets at 8:24 p.m. May’s average maximum temperature is 72°; …

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Urban Almanac: April 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. APRIL 1 The Sun rises at 6:12 a.m. today and sets at 6:53 p.m. This month’s average maximum temp along the Wasatch Front is 61°; the average …

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Urban Almanac: March 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. MARCH 1 The Sun rises at 7:01 a.m. today and sets at 6:19 p.m. The average maximum temperature this month is 53°; the average minimum is 33° …

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Urban Almanac: February 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. February 1 Today the Sun rises at 7:38 a.m. and sets at 5:45 p.m. February’s average maximum temperature is 43°; the average minimum 24°. It …

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Urban Almanac: January 2012

Day by day in the home, garden and sky. JANUARY 1 NEW YEAR’S DAY. The Sun rises at 7:51 a.m. today and sets at 5:10 p.m. The average maximum temperature in Utah this month is 37°; …

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