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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Guess what Monday is?!

The first day of summer! On Monday morning at 7:28 Eastern Time summer will officially have arrived. Check out some summer solstice facts and folklore and tell us what you love about summer the most.

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1 N.L Anderson { 12.23.12 at 6:42 pm }

At this time, i which is my first viewing this i will just look at others view point.

2 The Occupant { 03.17.11 at 6:51 am }

Old timers say: When a full moon and Vernal Equinox (first day of summer) coincide, bad storms will follow and usually a dry spring.

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