Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Hey...It's June !!
I figured that I would go ahead with some general information about June, thanks to the fine folks at the Old Farmer's Almanac.
Lots of history and folk lore connected to the month of June, ya know? Here's what I mean!
It's June and everything's coming up roses, not to mention strawberries! June brings beautiful bouquets, delicious fruits and vegetables, and an urge to get out there and enjoy the sunshine.
June is named after the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women.
June 14th is Flag Day. Learn about American Flag etiquette.
Don't forget that Father's Day is June 20th. Read about the history of Father's Day.
The Summer Solstice on June 21 heralds the beginning of summer! What is the solstice? Here's a brief explanation.
Since ancient times, June is the time for weddings, feasts, and revelry, especially on Midsummer Day, June 24, when people from Scandinavia to North Africa celebrate the summer solstice. What is Midsummer Day? Find out.
Well, now that's probably more information than you really wanted to know about the month of June! Never let it be said that the Hermit didn't do his best to furnish a little information overload!
Now...supposed to rain today, so let's get some coffee and sit on the patio while we can!