It’s Groundhog Day and some of the militant marmots object to being disturbed.
The CBC offers the most complete coverage and tell us that Shubenacadie Sam in Nova Scotia and Wiarton Willie in Ontario think winter is over, but Punxsutawney Phil from Pennsylvania predicts six more weeks.
FYI: this is approximately the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and the Vernal Equinox. It is called Imbolc among the Celts, which is why people are interested.
February 2, 2017 4 Comments