Groundhog's Day 2014

Today is Groundhog's Day. The one day of the year that we turn our attention to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and a humble groundhog named Punxsutawney Phil. Each year on February 2, the groundhog comes out of his "hole" at Gobbler's Knob and takes a look around. According to lore, if he sees his shadow, we will have six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, we will have an early spring. This has been going on every year since 1887. In the past 126 years, Phil has seen his shadow 101 times and has not seen it 17 times. If you did the math, you saw that there were a few years where records didn't survive. It doesn't matter, According to the Huffington Post, in the past 25 years, Phil has only been correct 43% of the time. That's OK. We're trying to have some small town fun, here. This morning, Phil saw his shadow. So, we will have six more weeks of winter weather.

 Case closed.

 Raise a glass to Phil, take a nap and get ready for tonight's Superbowl.

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