The Hidden Almanac for 2014-05-21

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Whippetus to you all! He’s portrayed as a greyhound, and is favored by greyhound rescue organizations! Can I get an icon of him, please?

English: Brindle greyhound

English: Brindle greyhound (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1984, a kombucha culture achieved sentience and escaped; seven years ago, a rhino and a hippo got married; the currency stamp rebellion was founded (no year given).

In the garden, cat mint is blooming, which doesn’t actually mean anything.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Sven’s Live Cat Traps.

Confidential to Dave: Happy birthday!

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-30

Demodex folliculorum

Demodex folliculorum (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A happy and blessed Feast of Eyebrow Mites to you all!

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: 35,000 years ago, a cave painting was painted; in 1956, Mary Swanson vanished along with a lost city.

In the garden, don’t plant all the vegetables. Just the ones you’ll eat. Be selective.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tool Company, and Something Rotten Underground.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-28

A happy and blessed Feast of the Green Jay Saint to you all!

Inca Jay at Cerro El Ávila, Venezuela

Inca Jay at Cerro El Ávila, Venezuela (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: 100 years ago, Iris I Have Known was published; in 2011, a picture of a tiny cat in a knit hat went viral, costing the city millions of dollars; a cloud was born.

In the garden, moss flocks is blooming.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Kendrick’s Cat Food.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-25

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Timothy the Masked to you all!

Racoon

Racoon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1966, a golemmancer set off a terrible golem rampage; in 1887, the Salty Bread Pretzel Company made cement pretzels, creating excellent bricks; Torix Herne was born.

In the garden, everything is green and makes you feel good. Assuming you have a soul. It’s cool if you don’t.  The Rev. doesn’t judge.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wallaby Tea Company, and the Sid’s Mind Worm Class Action Lawsuit.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-21

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Yarrow to you all!

English: Achillea millefolium - Common Yarrow

English: Achillea millefolium – Common Yarrow (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1705, the only sugarplum fairy born in captivity was born at the Royal Menagerie; in 1545 at the Battle of Chervil, Prince Sergi III slew an enemy general.

In the garden, fuchsias are in season, assuming you’re in the right climate. Otherwise, don’t bother. The Rev. snarks on interns who don’t water the fuchsias.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Taco Company, and Thinking Ink Sentient Tattoos (does Cecil have one of these?!)

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-16

A happy and blessed Feast of The Lower Half of St. Gareth of Stone to you all!

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Walking On A Tight Rope

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1902, an exhibition of the Art Tableau style of furniture was put on at the Royal Museum; in 1945, the Madonna of Leaves was seen by a schoolful of small children; in the 12th century, the island of Stonybirth sank into the sea.

In the garden, the chickweed has gone to seed, so now you’re screwed. But the Rev. puts it more politely.

Today’s sponsor was Red Wombat Tea Conglomerate. The Rev. also includes a shout-out to his former intern, who is now the Queen.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-04-02

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Flounder to you all!

Flatfish are asymmetrical, with both eyes lyin...

Flatfish are asymmetrical, with both eyes lying on the same side of the head (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1545, the Spice Wars swung in flavor of Prince Sergei III; in 1811, the Bridge of Monks fell down, then got back up; 225 years ago, Poor Schmo’s Book of Proverbs was first published.

In the garden, mushrooms! (The Copy Editor ate them. I choose to take this as a shout-out.)

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Stuart, Stuart, and Swell.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-03-28

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Arnulf to you all!

English: Wooden twigs used in an old-fashioned...

English: Wooden twigs used in an old-fashioned fence, in the Tiainen croft in Puolanka, Finland. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: 1899, the Black Beast was seen in the city; Rosemary Jackson was born (no date given); 50 years ago, the snugglepig was introduced (think Cabbage Patch Kid).

In the garden, plants beets, cabbages, and lettuce right away.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Prickle-Ease Cactus De-spiner.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-03-26

A happy and blessed Feast of St. Procyon to you all!

English: A Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor) seen...

English: A Common Raccoon (Procyon lotor) seen near a bike path near Schererville. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: the Council of 16 engaged in a quiet war against the squirrels (no date given); 87 years ago, the western quarter of the city was knee-deep in ferns; in 1995, refugees fled the kingdom of Lord of the Mountain, which suffered under the Great Lupercalia Drought.

In the garden, frost killed everything you just planted.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Bob’s Discount Stigmata.

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The Hidden Almanac for 2014-03-24

A happy and blessed Feast of Our Lady of the Olive Groves to you all!

Olives from Croatia

Olives from Croatia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In today’s Hidden Almanac, Rev. Mord told us about some interesting events that occurred on this date in history: in 1782, the next of the Hateful Decrees was passed; in 1988, Chronic Wasting Disease was identified in deer and elk herds; The Essential Vegetables of the West was published (no date given).

In the garden, plant things, even if it’s too cold, because you need to.

Today’s sponsors were Red Wombat Tea Company, and Stink-B-Gone Stinkbug and General Stench Remover

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