There’s a real dearth of groundhog/Groundhog Day haiku out there, so we’re going to change that. Here’s our first Groundhog Day related Haiku: marmota monax groundhog, woodchuck, whistlepig all just names for friend If you have any groundhog or Groundhog Day haiku you’d like to share, please do so!
There are lots of groundhogs and Groundhog Day ceremonies around the world. One of these groundhogs is Gordy, a brand new groundhog at the Milwaukee County Zoo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Gordy will be making his prediction for the first time at 10:30 AM on February 2nd, 2019. If it’s sunny and Gordy sees his shadow,…
Groundhogs are also known as woodchucks. So much so that MANY of the weather predicting groundhogs around the country are named Chuck. Staten Island Chuck, Buckeye Chuck, Chattanooga Chuck, just to name a few. But did you know that the name doesn’t have anything to do with wood or chucking it? It’s true. Supposedly the…
So there are now only 60 days until our favorite day of the year. Have you put your inflatable groundhog out on the lawn yet? There’s no reason to wait any longer.
Only 2 months until Groundhog Day 2019! Do you get a new groundhog every year, or do you use the same one over and over?
This is the Phantastic Phil named “Philatelic” in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. According to the Punxsutawney Chamber of Commerce, this Phantastic Phil was sponsored by the employees of the Punxsutawney Post Office and named after the the collection and study of postage stamps which is called “philately.”
65 days until Groundhog Day! Have you ordered your Bill Murray shaped Piñata yet? Don’t wait until the last minute! You know they always run out.
I’ve been working on putting together a list of all of the different groundhogs and Groundhog Day ceremonies around the world, and I’ve discovered that there are several “groundhogs” that aren’t groundhogs at all. One of these is Shipoke Sheena, a dog who dresses as a bear, pretends to be a groundhog, and predicts the…
We really need more Groundhog Day themed music. I’m unsure why more musicians don’t release Groundhog Day albums like they do with Christmas. Here’s one surefire hit: The Baha Men (and Women) recording a variation on their classic “Who let the dogs out” called “Who let the groundhogs in.”
Thanksgiving is over, which means Groundhog Day is rapidly approaching! Only 70 more days until everyone’s favorite day of the year!