Almanac For Moderns: Rejoicing In The Noon Mercy

Monday, January 23, 2012

[More information on our Almanac For Moderns project and the work of Donald Culross Peattie can be found here.] January Twenty-First I wonder how much of fatality has…

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Almanac For Moderns: Howling White-Fanged Days

Thursday, January 5, 2012

January Fourth Now we are in the very lists of winter, and what a winter, with the Atlantic coast lashed with storm on storm, with ships crying at…

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Almanac For Moderns: Out Of All This Great Debris

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

[Editor’s Note: I am working for the next few days on a borrowed PC, as the AOTR Macbook is currently under repair at a local shop. The style…

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Almanac For Moderns: Late In The Autumn

Thursday, October 20, 2011

October Thirteenth Late in the autumn, when the leaves of the buttonwood are turning deep as Burgundy and the cat-tails are ripening their silk, one little frog still…

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Almanac For Moderns: The Autumn Dance

Thursday, September 22, 2011

More information on our Almanac For Moderns project and the work of Donald Culross Peattie can be found here. September Seventeenth Now the autumn dance of the midges…

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Almanac For Moderns: A Month Of Sun

Thursday, September 1, 2011

More information on our Almanac For Moderns project and the work of Donald Culross Peattie can be found here. August Thirty-First August, the aureate month, draws to its…

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Almanac For Moderns: Good Poetry, Good Science

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

June Twenty-Sixth As long as one knows little of Nature save that which impinges upon one sensually, one is subject to the moods it throws, like a shadow,…

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Almanac For Moderns: Cicada Song

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

June Twelfth Nothing has done me more good than to hear that the cicadas have all got a plague. The newspapers are carrying stories about it. A blue-green…

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Almanac For Moderns: The Voice At Midnight

Saturday, June 4, 2011

June Fourth I waited for them at the bottom of the hill, listening to the sounds in the hot night that had no intention of trying to sleep…

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Almanac For Moderns: Bringing Back The Warbler

Saturday, May 28, 2011

May Twenty-Ninth Here is May, gone by, and with it will go something fresh and joyful that, I suppose, will not pass this way again in all the…

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