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11% of full

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Philosofact
Character is not an inheritance; each person must build it for himself.
September 17th, 2014
Get Ready For The Autumnal Equinox!

The Autumnal Equinox happens this month and signifies the official change of seasons. Learn more!

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Fall Weather Safety Tips
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Fall Weather Safety TipsFall is a wonderful time of year, but it does have its share of hazards. Read our safety tips to be prepared this season.
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Brighten Your Office Space! Create A Desk Garden Brighten Your Office Space! Create A Desk Garden Ready to get Zen? Brighten your cubicle or office space by adding these easy touches of green!
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Save Money & Time With A Household Gym! Save Money & Time With A Household Gym! Can't get to a gym? Chances are your home is already equipped to address many of your fitness needs!
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Make Your Own Chunky Applesauce! Make Your Own Chunky Applesauce! It's apple season! It's easy to make and preserve your own chunky apple sauce. Learn how!
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Scratch on your car? Check out this quick tip for hiding it temporarily.
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Current Moon Phase
Waning Crescent Moon, 38% of Full Waning Crescent
38% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Can Fruits and Vegetables, Mow to Retard Growth, Brew Beer, Get Married

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Gardening Tasks

September 17th - September 18th
Fine For Potatoes, Turnips, Onions, Carrots, Beets And Other Root Crops. Plant Seedbeds And Flower Gardens Now. Good Days For Transplanting.

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