..kind of sounds like a children's book doesn't it?
Today is Groundhog Day for those of us in North America. According to folklore, if it's cloudy when the groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter will be over soon. If it's sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and winter will continue for six more weeks.
We've been having pretty brutal weather here the last little while, and a major blizzard is swirling all around me as we speak. My friend posted this as her status on Facebook last night, I thought it was so appropriate that I had to share it with all of you: