Thursday, April 13, 2006

Look up - today we have the Pink Moon

The Full Pink Moon (April 13) -- This full Moon is also known as theSprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon, and the Fish Moon. Pink refers tothe wild ground phlox, usually in bloom around this time.Historically, Native Americans living in what is now the northern andeastern United States kept track of the seasons by giving adistinctive name to each full Moon. With some variations, the sameMoon names were used throughout the Algonquin tribes from New England to Lake Superior.

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