The Groundhog Day celebration is rooted in German superstition that says if a hibernating animal casts a shadow on February 2nd, Candlemas, winter will last another six weeks. If no shadow was seen, then spring would come early.
...and in our neck of "the edge of the desert"
I know it is nothing compared to some areas of the country that has been inundated with snow but for us it is a
It actually snowed/sleeted yesterday and usually it has melted by the afternoon. Well, not this time! When I got up this morning it was 10 degrees! and now it is snowing.
What a great way to celebrate Groundhog Day and to welcome in Spring!