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?
love this 🙂
no snow here but can’t wait for warm weather as always…
Love the shadow pics! We still have not had any real winter!!! No snow and way above average. Not sure if we will get payback or just a wimpy winter.
Not a fan of the movie at all. We are waiting for autumn – this summer is HOT HOT HOT.
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!!
Just look at that blue sky!!!!
I love the movie – one of my all time favourites. I will be leaving a hot, hot summer here on Sunday for cold Bagni di Lucca which is now in deep snow. I can’t wait.
The movie is hilarious and Im also a fan. Safe flight back and welcome to winter in Italy. 😉
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Well I’ve heard conflicting reports by different groundhogs so it looks like they are hedging their bets this year.
Groundhog Day is my FAVORITE movie of all time, buyt I ‘m not sure I put any stock in the actual legend…
Great post, Jennifer!
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