Groundhog Day

February 2nd is a small, fun/silly holiday called Groundhog Day.  You may see it mentioned on the news – especially during the weather report.  According to legend:

  • If the groundhog sees his shadow on Feb 2nd, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
  • If he doesn’t see his shadow, there will be an early spring

The most famous groundhog is named Punxsutawney Phil – in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
Did Phil see his shadow this year?   Yes, he saw his shadow.  Here’s the ceremony  …

There’s also a popular romantic comedy movie called Groundhog Day that you might enjoy watching.

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