Craters of the Moon
a national monument in S Idaho: site of scenic lava-flow formations.
Why is this weekend’s full moon (the flower moon) so unusual?
When an exceptional full moon peeks out of the sky on Saturday morning, a whole host of lunar vocabulary will come with it. It’s no coincidence that the word “moon” looks like “month.” They share a Germanic base — plus, the moon’s cycle resets itself on average every 29.53 days. The period of time between new moons is known as the synodic month. (A new …
I love you to the moon and back
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