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Sunday, February 17, 2019

A Bit About February

January and February were the last two months to be added to the Roman calendar. The Romans considered winter a monthless period of time. Around 713 B.C. the two months were added to the calendar with February the last month of the year. THis changed in and around 450 BC when it became the second month. However, the number of days in the month changed from 23 - 27 days because of the strive to realign the year with the seasons. Names offered to February included the old English term Solmonath meaning the mud month and Kale month meaning cabbage month.

The Violet is the "birth flower" of February

The birthstone of February is amethyst. The stone amethyst symbolizes humility, spiritual wisdom and sincerity.

For those born on February 19th or before the sign of Aquarius is the zodiac sign. Individuals born after February 20th are born under the sign of Pisces                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 retweet post here

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