Ground Hog Day
Today is the day that delightful little rodent will be looking for his shadow. In this part of the country he is known as Wiarton Willie, from the small town of Wiarton, Ontario. It is still early here so I am not sure of his verdict. I suspect there will be six more weeks of Winter.
For those who want to know more than they need to about this non event you can read about it at CBC News In Depth: Groundhog Day The most interesting thing I learned was that Ground Hogs hibernate and their body temperature drops to 3C and loses 30 percent of his body weight over Winter. Why is Wiarton Willie so plump each February 2. Is someone cheating ........................???