Shadows on Groundhog Day

According to ancient folklore if a groundhog emerges from his burrow on a cloudy day and retreats back to his winter home then spring will arrive early.

Should the groundhog emerge February 2nd on a beautiful winter sunny day, and sees his winter-self in shadow, thus retreating back in fear, then it’s said winter will last another six weeks.

Here’s to a cloudy day this Groundhog day. Greetings and salutations from a cloudy and cold, winter in Sardinia.

Do you believe this ancient tale of forecast?

I can’t wait for summer, you?

11 responses

  1. Over here on the Gobi… the sun usually shines… and there are always shadows!!! But when it is February 2nd in North America is is dark here and February 3rd here. How does the ground hog work out the time zones?????

    And the movie was fantastic!!! I love all the time loop shows!!

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  3. Greetings and salutations and love from Istanbul dear Jennifer, it is cold in here, maybe snow is melting but very cold… I miss Spring…
    Happy New Season, Thank you with my love, nia

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