Happy Moon Watching, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year!

It is the perfect time of year to do some moon watching.

The shortest day of the year is Dec. 21.  A new moon is predicted for Dec. 24.  A full moon should appear on Dec. 28.

There are many books, children's and adult, which have "moon" in the title.  Let the moon inspire you.

Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle is a delightful tale about a girl who wants to play with the moon, but she can't reach it.
Tambourine Moon by Joy Jones Tambourine Moon by Joy Jones is about being afraid of the dark until comfort in the moon is found.
Cindy Moo by Lori Mortensen In Cindy Moo by Lori Mortensen, Cindy Moo lives on Diddle Farm and wants to jump over the moon after hearing a nursery rhyme being read aloud.