Tuesday, April 27, 2010

A Riddle

What's round, full and pink all over?
Answer: The moon April 28.
It is also known as the egg moon, the full moon in April. The name comes from the wild ground pink phlox which are one of the earliest widespread flowers of spring. Full moon names date back to Native Americans. The tribes kept track of the seasons by giving distinctive names to each recurring full moon. Sometimes the moon actually appears pink which is said to be caused by dust and pollution.
While I did see a fantastic full moon tonight it did not appear to be pink. The sky was deep blue almost blackish color which made the moon stand out even more. If you missed this spectacular sight be sure to look for it tomorrow night. Perhaps the moon will inspire your creativity.

I am just going to write because I cannot help it.
Charlotte Bronte

1 comment:

  1. Another good reason to get out tonight! I hope the weather will give us a clear view.