Bi-annual August Magazine

Happy August. Happy eighth month of the Julian Year! The month of August got its name from the Roman emperor Augustus, who named the month after himself to celebrate, er, himself. The word august means admirable or reverential, and implies all things good – which is why Augustus, nee Octavius (the original eight man), re-named himself Augustus in the first place. Ol’ Octavius thought Augustus … Continue reading Bi-annual August Magazine

August Magazine and/or Behind the Eight Ball

Happy August. Happy eighth month of the Julian Year! The month of August got its name from the Roman emperor Augustus, who named the month after himself to celebrate, er, himself. The word august means admirable or reverential, and implies all things good – which is why Augustus, nee Octavius (the original eight man), re-named himself Augustus in the first place. Ol’ Octavius thought Augustus … Continue reading August Magazine and/or Behind the Eight Ball