MOTHER's Bi-Monthly Almanac: Star Chart, Tin Can Cookstove and Natural Remedies for Sunburns

MOTHER's Bi-Monthly Almanac shares a star chart, making a tin can cookstove and natural remedies for sunburns.


| July/August 1977



MOTHER's Bi-Monthly Almanac has helpful ideas, including natural remedies for sunburns.

MOTHER's Bi-Monthly Almanac has helpful ideas, including natural remedies for sunburns.


Illustration by The MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff

MOTHER's Bi-Monthly Almanac has a star chart, shows you how to make a tin can cookstove and natural remedies for sunburns.

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This may be the first generation to set foot on the moon and shoot rocket probes into the reaches of outer space. But, man for man and woman for woman, great granddad and great grandmother — or, for that matter, almost any primitive tribe of almost any past age — knew a lot more about identifying the stars and planets in the night sky than most of us currently do.

And so, with the help of Guy Ottewell (author of Astronomical Calendar 1977, available for $4.95 from the Department of Physics, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina 29613), MOTHER is going to try to change all that.

The foldouts in Issue Nos. 43 through 48 are being printed in the form of an old-time almanac and star chart. Save the series. Practice with it (directions for using the maps appear in MOTHER NO. 43). And, if you're a typical child of our modern TV-dominated society, you should know one heck of a lot more about the heavens by the end of 1977 than you did at the beginning.





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