Pat Shingleton: "The Moon and Honeymoon"
The November full moon will reach 100% illumination Sunday evening with moonrise at 5:23 PM. Native Americans referred to it as the Full Beaver Moon. The term "honeymoon" originated in the 1500s as newlyweds enjoyed "fullness"-after their marriage. Once settled, it was presumed their experience would "wane"-as a "waning" moon. In 2011 Erika Svanstrom and her husband, Stefan, experienced an unusual honeymoon. They experienced six natural disasters that began with a major snowstorm in Munich, followed by a cyclone in Cairns, Australia and catastrophic flooding in Brisbane. When they arrived in New Zealand... a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck. They were in Tokyo when another earthquake occurred and ended their trip with a monsoon in Bali.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Financial help coming to families of fallen law enforcement heroes
Metro Council members oppose police residency requirements
Fund for first responders continues to grow
State Attorney General to hold board meeting for support of the families...
JPSO deputy shot and killed a man after pulling a gun on...