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I love Phil


Saturday, February 02, 2013

I love Phil. Punxsutawney Phil that is.

"Legend has it that if the furry rodent sees his shadow on Feb. 2 on Gobbler's Knob, winter will last six more weeks. But if he doesn't see his shadow, spring will come early. The prediction is made during a ceremony overseen by a group called the Inner Circle. Members don top hats and tuxedos for the ceremony on Groundhog Day each year."

"Phil is known as the "seer of seers" and "sage of sages.""

Can you imagine being drug out of bed in the middle of your long nap & paraded outside in front of thousands of people. Then of course, there are all the lights & cameraas. Poor little guy, but he always seems to be a gentleman.

Are his predictions always correct? I don't know. I'd guess it depends on where you live. Maybe they're always correct for Punxsutawney, PA where Phil lives. But Phil's definitely cuter than the wooly worms.

By the way, Phil said we'll have a early spring!







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QUILTINGB52 2/8/2013 9:40PM

    We are supposed to have 10+ inches between Saturday & Monday.......so SPRING can't come soon enough for me!!!!!!!!!!! lol

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RUBYTWOSDAY 2/6/2013 7:45PM

    Sure hope that groundhog was right!

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DOVESEYES 2/2/2013 8:01PM

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CORKYTHEMOM1 2/2/2013 1:18PM

    emoticon Phil!! Have a emoticon Groundhog Day, Sandy! emoticon


~ Monika ~ emoticon

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ROSE-LITE 2/2/2013 1:02PM

  Yea for Phil! Not sure he would have seen his shadow in Nebraska emoticon

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ZAMORAPAT 2/2/2013 12:40PM

    Its a fun tradition and as good an indicator as any other! I hear tell he's given us the sign for an early spring this year--sounds great to me.

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