August Moon When All Things Ripen

This morning (August 15 8:31 A.M.  here), the Moon went full. It was so close to being full earlier in the week that it made it more difficult to see any of the Perseid meteor showers. The most common name for this August Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon. But I suspect that for the … Continue reading August Moon When All Things Ripen

A Moonflower for August

The Moon becomes full tomorrow, August 22, 2021, at 8:02 AM ET. The most common name seems to be the Sturgeon Moon, though most people don’t fish for sturgeon or even know anything about this fish.  The fishing tribes went after this large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water when … Continue reading A Moonflower for August

The Wort Full Moon of August

The Full Moon is early this month. It’s tonight, August 3, 2020. In this pandemic summer when days and weeks seem to blur together, the Moon and planets continue their movements unabated. According to, as darkness falls in early August 2020,  Jupiter and the ringed planet Saturn will be the brightest objects near the … Continue reading The Wort Full Moon of August

The Lightning Moon of August

Though the Moon will be “fullest” in Paradelle at 01:56:12 pm today, I will (like most of us) be looking up at it tonight. One neo-pagan name for this August Full Moon is the Lightning Moon, and around Paradelle there has been a lot of thunder, lightning and rain. This August Full Moon is also known … Continue reading The Lightning Moon of August

A Feather Shedding Moon for August

The August Full Moon arrives in my neighborhood tomorrow, August 7 at 2:11 pm. Names for the monthly Full Moons are very much culturally and geographically based. The August Full Moon is sometimes called the Corn Moon, but that name is used by others for the July Full Moon. It depends on your growing season. … Continue reading A Feather Shedding Moon for August