A headline in this morning’s paper made me chuckle. “GOOD WEATHER POSTPONES TOWN’S WINTER CARNIVAL.” That’s different! Usually it’s the rough winter snowstorms that reschedule or cancel events but even more hilarious; the carnival was postponed “until Feb. 18 because of a lack of snow.” While most winter events have a back-up plan in store, obviously this carnival depends on the white fluffy stuff. The new date must be based on our favorite rodent from Gobbler’s Knob, Phil the Groundhog indicating that ‘six more weeks of winter it must be’ or the Farmers Almanac predicted snowfall for that day.
Either way, the lack of snow and above average winter temperatures has many of us thinking that we can’t possibly have six more weeks in store. We are currently on track this winter to setting a record for the least amount of snowfall. What are your predictions? Bill Vaughn states it perfectly. “The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.” And the prediction for the Super Bowl winner is…
You're not a true New Englander if you don't recognize and remember this!
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