Groundhog Day 2011 Update - Seems as though Phil may not be seeing his shadow this year from the current forecasts.
Updated Groundhog Day 2011, and it is right around the corner, as February has arrived, which means this low echelon holiday is right around the corner for us. Let me be straightforward here. When it comes to this low priority holiday, there are two opposing views, one of which holds this unheralded holiday to be one of the most, if not the most boring and least celebrated and recognized holidays that we have. I myself, am slightly partial to the holiday myself, and watch the movie with the same title on DVD every year to celebrate this unfestive event. For this holiday in 2011 there will, of course, be no exception to the watching of the Bill Murray classic movie to pass the time and enjoy a few laughs. After a few months of dreary winter weather we can look forward to the little varmint declaring that winter will soon be over, or we will have another 6 weeks of the dreary wintry weather to deal with, at least in theory. How accurate his forecast is remains to be seen, but taken in context, it does have some credibility as animals are better judges of their environment than we are I imagine. As it stands now, it seems as if the varmint Punxsutawney Phil will not be seeing his shadow this year, which means, according to legend, that we will have an early spring, but we can only hope this is the case!
In the real world, Punxsutawney, PA is the privileged home of Phil and of the holidays festivities of which this furry critter is at the center of attention. Read more…
Originally posted 2011-02-01 11:59:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter