"Be careless in you
dress if you must be keep a tidy mind"
Twain (1835 - 1910)
For the month of
May, Temperatures will be average with
Precipitation to be above average.
Severe Storms (1,2). Fair and mild (4,5,6,7)
with showers and Storms (6,7). Turning mild
and fair (8,9) with more showers and Storms
but warmer (10,11). Fair and warm
(12,13,14,15,16,17)with showers and Storms
returning (18,19,20). Windy and warm
temperatures (21,22,23) with more showers
(24,25). Continued fair and warm weather
((26,27) with showers again (28,29,30). The
month ends with fair and quite warm weather
Watch out for tornadoes on May 1st and 2nd
as well as the 18th through the 20th.
With so many flowers blooming after those
April showers, the Full Moon of May has
naturally became known as the Flower Moon.
But the Huron Indians called it the Budding
Moon for similar reasons. Farmers called it
the Milk Moon because of a noticed increase
in milk produced. It will occur at 10:34PM
on May 4th.
Safe Kids Week is May 5th to May 11th.
Remember to always check manufacturer's
recommendations for safe and proper usage of
child car seats. So many injuries can be
avoided, even death, if you use the devices
correctly. Children should not use regular
seatbelts until they are at least 8 years
old, be 4'9'' tall and weigh 80 pounds.
Mother's Day is celebrated on Sunday May
9th. Be nice and tell Mom you love and
appreciate her for everything she has done
for you. And don't forget Armed Forces Day,
Monday, May 17th and Memorial Day on Monday,
May 31st. There are still so many working to
protect our liberties and freedoms here and
around the world. Be sure to make every
effort to honor them in your thoughts and
take a special moment of silence as you
celebrate their day.
Before you start mowing the grass again, let
it grow a little taller then the recommended
growing height before cutting. This will
give the lawn a jump-start and make it
stronger. Set the mowing deck to trim the
grass back one-third, then gradually lower
it to the proper height for the specific
type of grass. Do some trimming of hedges
and shrubs to get them to the shape you
Thought for Today's Living:
"Send your son into
the world with good principles, a good
temper, a good business education and habits
of industry; then he will work his way"
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