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Tossing Pebbles in the Stream

This blog is my place to sit and toss pebbles into the stream. The stream of Life relentlessly passing before us. We can affect it little. For the most part I just watch it passing and follow the flow. Occasionally, I need to comment on its passing, tossing a pebble at it to enjoy the ripple affect upon Life's surface.

Friday, February 02, 2007

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 ........................???


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