Thursday, February 02, 2006

Happy Groundog's Day!

From Rhonda Machlan, Resource Sharing Specialist at the State Library of Kansas:

Did you know that it had its origins in the Christian holiday
Candlemas? Which in turn was based on a pagan midwinter celebration?

Did you know that Punxsutawney Phil lives in a library when he isn't

Those answers and more at

Enjoy six more weeks of winter!

--You know, Rhonda, it hasn't felt like winter for a month here - our average temps. were 14 degrees higher than normal for the month of January, placing us in November or March. So yeah, 6 more weeks of this kind of winter would be pretty manageable. Here's hoping.


1 comment:

Ronda said...

I agree! I am so ready for six more weeks of winter, hope they will be more wintery than the last six!!
Ronda (without an H)