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October 12, 2017

Hello, avid readers of past wisdom and predictions 1840's style ~ Today we jump twenty-two years forward in our Almanac time machine to experience the Illinois Farmers Almanac October 1840. Sage words hold true to this day. 

FRIENDSHIP ~ True friendship is like sound he...

September 12, 2017

Hello, avid readers of past wisdom and predictions 1840's style ~ September from the 1840 Illinois Farmer's Almanac compliments of archive.org.  

"None are so fond of secrets, as those who do not mean to keep them; such persons covet secrets as a spendthrift covets mone...

August 8, 2017

Hello, avid readers of past wisdom and predictions 1840's style ~ August from the 1840 Illinois Farmer's Almanac compliments of archive.org.  

"What I've never seen ~ I've never seen a person happy, unless it was one  who endeavored to promote the happiness of others." 

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July 30, 2017

For you avid readers out there, here is a little more for your summer must read list, 1840's style ~ the first five pages from that little gem we came across from archive.org.  

  • Think D.D. Collins may have gotten a chuckle from page 4 and shared the anecdotes with t...

July 7, 2017

A little research, a lot of luck, and, by cracky, we've come across an archive (via archive.org) that you can bet your boots D.D. Collins very likely read for entertainment and maybe even referenced from time to time as it is entitled, "The Illinois Farmer's Almanac an...

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