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January 2020 Calendar

Promises of a dazzling new year

Snow is diamonds for a faery's feet;
Blithely and bonnily she trips along,
Her lips a-carol with a merry song,
And in her eyes the meaning... Life is sweet!
― Ruby Archer

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December 2019 Calendar

‘tis the season

Saying goodnight to 2019, our December calendar features a sweet critter in an envious state of hibernation, which many of us may not have much of this holiday season.

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November 2019 Calendar

Needlepoint Inspiration

The ancient art of embroidery, with origins dating back to 30,000 BC, was the inspiration for the art style of this November's calendar. Early man fashioned needles of ivory and bone, thread from plant fiber.

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October 2019 Calendar

Working together works

October is upon us, and with it comes shorter days and cooler nights. Plants and wildlife are starting to prepare for the winter ahead. Our calendar this month features a few of our favorite players – acorns and squirrels. These two have the ultimate partnership.

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September 2019 Calendar

Dream tonight of peacock tails...

This evocative line, so fitting for our September calendar design, is from the verse, "Dream tonight of peacock tails, / Diamond fields and spouter whales. / Ills are many, blessings few, / But dreams tonight will shelter you." But to whom should we attribute these lines?

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August 2019 Calendar

Toughest nests in town

Nesting birds in late Summer? Yes, and it’s the American Goldfinch featured on our calendar this month. August is peak nesting season for these acrobatic little birds when their preferred nest padding—milkweed’s fluffy down, thistle, other soft plants—is readily available.

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July 2019 Calendar

Brilliantly blue, or is it?

As designers, it's sometimes fun to get nerdy with the science behind the colors we work with every day. Our July calendar features the Hyacinth Macaw, a parrot who’s vibrant blue color you just can’t miss. But are our eyes deceiving us?

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June 2019 Calendar

Swimming into Summer

June brings us halfway through the year and halfway through our calendar series. Over the years, we’ve had different themes and fresh layouts to share with you. For 2019 we decided animals would be a fun creative challenge, and this month’s Stingray is no exception.

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May 2019 Calendar

Come what may.

There are few three letter words in the English language whose meaning provokes hope as much as 'may'. Whether you prefer dictionary.com or the Oxford English Dictionary tome, the definition of this little verb, express possibility, allows us to say we see opportunities on the way!

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April 2019 Calendar

Daydream believers

Our April calendar features a lamb in a dreamy state, and, according to the Chinese Zodiac, sheep are considered the most imaginative of all the signs. The belief is, anything a Year of the Sheep person touches becomes a work of art.

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