February 2, 2010: Groundhog Day
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The groundhog saw his shadow today which here in America means there will be 6 more weeks of winter. Had he not seen his shadow then spring would be just around the corner. (whatever that means.) I have never understood this celebration/tradition because if I look at my calendar it is always 6 more weeks until spring and really 6 weeks isn't that long a time.
Though this year I think I have come to the realization that if I had to live with all the white stuff in the photo to the left and deal with the temperatures that go with it. I would be looking for something, anything to indicate that spring is "around the corner." But alas, that is probably wishful thinking as the "Farmer's Almanac" indicates more snow and cold for us during the month of February.