Posts Tagged ‘full moon’


Tonight (December 29) is a full moon—COLD MOON. Not a surprising name. Throw another log on the fire.

Cherokees call it Snow Moon Usgiyi ᎤᏍᎩᏱ. The spirit being, “Snow Man”, adanvdo ᎠᏓᏅᏙ brings the cold and snow for the earth to cover the high places while the earth rests.

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Beaver Full Moon is Monday, November 30. On this full moon, beavers like to huddle in their lodges.

Cherokee Trading Moon Nudadaequa ᏄᏓᎠᏓᎡᏆ. Time of Friendship Festival Adohuna ᎠᏙᎱᎾ. Old friendships renewed and new friends made.

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September Full Moon

The Corn Moon falls on September 2nd. The name seems obvious, though in Britain corn means any grain harvest. Arianrhod is the Welsh moon goddess.

Cherokees call this Nut Moon Duliidsdi ᏚᎵᎢᏗᏍᏗ –the Ripe Corn Festival honored Ginitsi Selu ᎩᏂᏥ ᏎᎷ–Mother Corn, goddess of the harvest.

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Tonight (March 9) is a Super Full Moon, a bigger than ordinary full moon. It also called the the Worm Moon–perhaps Wyrm Moon, an old word for dragon. Cherokees call it Windy Moon, Anuyi ᎠᏄᏱ, not a surprise.

A dragon just flew across the full moon! You’re on your own!

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Cold Moon!

Tonight (12.12.2019) is a full moon, the Cold Moon. Sorry but the 12:12 posts are wrong, according to NASA—it is at 12:16. Cold either way you go.

The Cherokee call it Snow Moon Usgiyi ᎤᏍᎩᏱ The spirit being, “Snow Man”, brings the cold and snow for the earth to cover the high places while the earth rests until the rebirth of the seasons in the Windy Moon Anuyi.


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Lonely Ole Moon

Full moon over Okolona, Kentucky. Ethan Suddeth photo–used his car for a tripod.

Reminds me of old Roger Miller song: The moon is high and so am I.

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Tonight is a full moon, the Harvest Moon. I am curious as to what is being harvested. But…it is also Friday the 13th. Bad, bad, bad luck. This is no harvest any sane person wants to know about. Run and hide!!!!!

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Tonight, is the Blessing Moon. Just who is blessing, and why are they blessing? Think about that.

The Cherokees call it the Ripe Corn Moon Guyegwoni ᎫᏰᏉᏂ. They did the Green Corn Dance and the stickball season started.

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Wind Full Moon

Full Moon tonight. The Wind Full Moon. Ladies & gentlemen, this is tornado weather! Hide under the bed! Now! Why are you still standing there?

Cherokees call it the Flower Full Moon, Kawoni ᎧᏬᏂ. Rituals to Long Man, Spirit of the River were performed. A customary dance was the Knee Deep Dance, dustu ᏚᏍtᎣ.



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Tonight is a Full Moon, the Storm Moon.  (storm in Kentucky is becoming a normal night, sigh) As Snoopy would say, it will be a dark and stormy night.

The Cherokees call it Windy Moon, Anuyi, ᎠᏄᏱ, so they agree. Figures dressed as Kanati, ᎧᎾᏘ, the Cherokee first man/hunter, help restart town-council sacred fires.


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