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Some of it is small--little tidbits that are interesting, but not necessarily something I need when I find it. I save all these little bits in a fat folder labeled, "Tidbits."
I was sifting through the folder, looking for something to spark an idea, when I came across a page I'd torn from an old Farmer's Almanac many years ago.
I paused to skim it, and I thought I'd share this tidbit here in case some of you find it's something you can use.
Maybe it's a tidbit that is the perfect title you've been looking for. Maybe it will spark your imagination with a story idea.
Full Moon Names
These names came from folklore and from Native Americans. You've heard of the Blue Moon, the name given to the second Full Moon in a calendar month, and you may have heard of the Black Moon, which is the name given to the second New Moon in a month. You're probably familiar with the Harvest Moon too, but what about the rest of these full moon names?
January - Moon After Yule or Old Moon
February - Snow Moon, Hunger Moon, or Wolf Moon
March - Sap Moon, Crow Moon, or Lenten Moon
April - Grass Moon or Egg Moon
May - Planting Moon or Milk Moon
June - Rose Moon, Flower Moon, or Strawberry Moon
July - Thunder Moon or Hay Moon
August - Green Corn Moon or Grain Moon
September - Fruit Moon or Harvest Moon
October - Hunter's Moon
November - Frosty Moon or Beaver Moon
December - Moon Before Yule or Long Night Moon
If this tidbit "speaks" to you, let me know.