Sunday, September 11, 2011

Pumpkin Kinder Moon

The sky has been overcast for several days now, but by the time the moon is full it should be clear. I feel privileged to see the moon drifting along, sailing with the clouds, and pause to look for it every night, even when all I can see is it's glow through veils of clouds. The last moon I saw rise above the trees was a slender crescent. May-be it is just my recollection, but it seems that the first part of September we always get a a few days of chilly, damp to the bone weather. Very bad for the tomatoes, and the pumpkins. there aren't the usual crop of huge orange globes this year but tiny "pumpkin kinder" who look very frail and small for their age. Am Internet acquaintance of mine posts often about the pumpkins she is growing from seed sent to her by a friend in the UK, so in honor of that I will call this moon the ' Pumpkin Kinder Moon". September Moon names Soaproot (Pomo). Corn Moon (Pueblo). Harvest moon (Hopi). Singing Moon (Celtic). Leaf fall Moon (Kiowa). Ripe Moon (San Juan). Maize Moon (Natchez). Acorns Moon (Wishram). Rice Moon (Anishnaabe). Hay Cutting Moon (Yuchi). Mulberry Moon (Choctaw). Deer Paw Moon (Omaha). Snow Goose Moon (Cree). Freshness Moon (Mohawk). Harvest Moon (Neo-Pagan). Harvest (Colonial American). Little Chestnut Moon (Creek). Corn Maker Moon (Abernaki). Drying Grass Moon (Arapaho). Yellow Leaf Moon (Assiniboine). Drying Grass Moon (Cheyenne). Autumn Moon (Passamaquoddy). Barley Moon (Mediaeval English). Calves Hair Growth Moon (Dakota). Yellow Leaf Moon(Taos Native American). Nut Moon, Black Butterfly Moon (Cherokee). Drying Grass Moon, Black Calve Moon, fScarlet Plum Moon (Sioux). Harvest Moon, Corn Moon, Barley Moon, Fruit Moon, Dying Grass Moon (Algonquin). Other moon names : Wine moon, Blood Moon, Sturgeon Moon ~~Everything under the Moon

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