Tonight, is the full harvest moon and I thought I’d pass along some of the lore and history surrounding the harvest moon and talk about some of the other customs associated with the harvest moon.
Gaelic Weather Lore
A new moon that comes in on its foot meaning that it stands straight up-and-down like the handle of a cup is said to be a sign that the upcoming weather will be good. If the new moon comes in on its back, then it is said to be rough wet, weather ahead. There’s an old Scottish proverb:
The bonny moon is on her back,
Mend your shoon and sort your thack. Continue reading