The Old Farmer's Almanac. Though it's based on astrology Almanacs have been refined through human experience. You have seen the charts in there where it gives the best time to bale hay or plant potatoes and there is a best time for cutting firewood. Cut firewood whenever you get a chance, by all means, but is there a time it drys better than others like it says on the chart? If so how can it be explained? I know concrete cures better at some times than others. I'm saying outside the known 28-day curing cycle it goes in smoother and cracks less. I did it long enough to find a relationship with the chart. The Moon and other bodies affect the tides. Why would this effect not be with every other object that contains water? Have you noticed how kids and animals act during a full moon? Almost a proverb. There is also a time when you can get a fire started easier than others.