An Interesting Trip to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania For Groundhog Day

Last night I walked the dogs in a mixture of drizzle and sleet before heading to bed. I had to hit the sack early and didn’t even hear the late night news forecast. So imagine my surprise to wake up this morning and find about 2 inches of snow covering the ground! The weather that was so mild a pleasant just one week ago has turned back to bitter, blustery cold.

The snow fell all night and stuck around for most of the day, especially in the shady spots. Temperatures in the 30’s and a howling wind kept me inside most of the day except for the three times that I took the dogs out for their walks. So let us hope that the groundhog predicts an early spring.

Wow Groundhog Day is only another month away. I have always wanted to witness the tradition that is held each year in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Not that I hold any hope that this tradition holds water, mind you. But it would be an interesting event to witness and I am going to make a point of attending it one of these years. It’s just that traveling anywhere in the month of February just doesn’t sound like much fun. I really hate the cold weather.