Slouching towards Punxsutawney

Between the idea / And the reality / Between the motion / And the act / Falls the Shadow.

— T.S. Eliot

It doesn’t look good, folks. EDIT: 6 more weeks of winter!

Groundhog Day is a lot like a rock concert but the people are better behaved and there’s a groundhog involved.

— Tom Chapin, editor of the Punxsutawney Spirit

Indeed.

Did you know?

  • Phil is 123 years old.
  • He actually speaks his results to his handlers.
  • He lives in library.
  • Has a .400 batting average.
  • PETA wants to replace him with a robot.
  • Is on Facebook.

Links

Groundhog Day: A History, And 5 Facts You Didn’t Know
Official Punxsutawney Phil Groundhog Day Web site
Desktop Wallpaper

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