the big guy checks out the situation.
“Groundhog found fog. New snows and blue toes.
Fine and dandy for Valentine candy.
if you’re not mitten-smitten,
you’ll be frostbitten!
By jing-y feels spring-y.”
― The Old Farmer’s Almanac
a glimpse into the real story behind the legend.
stays up all night
trying to calculate
exactly when spring will arrive
and is exhausted
when they wake him up
to bring him out
early in the morning
for his official prediction
each february 2nd
on groundhog day.
“i’m so tired…i was up all night trying to round off infinity.”
“turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.”
happy groundhog day
may your face find the sun.
image credit: angel sarkela-saur
– happy groundhog day –
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