At sunset tonight look up to see the harvest moon.

Since it is the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox, it’s also known as the Harvest Moon.

It’s called the Harvest Moon because the bright moonlight provides farmers with more time at the end of the day to harvest their summer crops.

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About Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.