Get ready for a Pink Moon in April.

You can see the Pink Moon, which isn't actually pink, April 11th according to the Farmer's Almanac.

Sorry to be the one that bursts your bubble, but there are simply no pink moons, providing you're not drinking something other than water. The Farmer's Almanac describes the smallest full moon of the year as having "the appearance of the moss pink, or wild ground phlox—one of the first spring flowers"

All of this goes back to the first settlers and the names that were passed along to the settlers by the local Indians. You remember your high school history don't you? Indians told time by tracking the seasons and not with the use of calendars as they hadn't invented calendars yet.

The Pink moon was also known by the Indians as sprouting grass moon, egg moon and finally fish moon. You'll notice they suggest what was going on at the time. Like ground phlox or common spring flowers. I would rather go with the idea that the moon will be pink and leave it at that. I think the Indians had the right idea.



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