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Large Rodent Predicts Early Spring

February 2nd, 2011 by theAddison

Put away your snow shovels folks because winter is almost over!  A large rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, has made his annual prediction and this year it is for an early Spring.  It is amazing how a groundhog, with no formal meteorological training, can make these accurate predictions year after year.

Great quote from the movie:

Phil (in the diner): Do you ever have déjà vu, Mrs. Lancaster?

Mrs. Lancaster: I don’t think so, but I could check with the kitchen

The big horses in Fernandina Beach have accurately predicted this winter’s weather as well.  Boomer put on his heavy coat early in anticipation of the December “cold” that we don’t normally get until January.  And he has been shedding for the past week, obviously expecting this early Spring.

For Groundhog’s Day we had some rain overnight with thunder around 6AM but by breakfast it had cleared up and we all had breakfast out on the veranda overlooking the courtyard.   It is time to start our annual garden plan….

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