Tag Archives: Groundhog Day

My Plea To The Groundhog

This is my plea to the groundhog today – Keep your head below the parapet Lest stray sunbeams frighten you On winter’s banishment, my heart is set Bring me those summer days, so brief and few.

Posted in February 2012 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Six More Weeks?!!!!

This year I wouldn’t actually mind a frightened groundhog. Now, I’m not trying to be cruel but if he goes back to his burrow for 6 more weeks and keeps spring at bay for a little longer, it’ll give me … Continue reading

Posted in February 2011 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Snowdrops At My Door

I don’t know whether it was because it was overcast on Tuesday (Groundhog Day) or whether it’s just our normal seasonal progression but it looks like winter is defeated. The Groundhog must be ready to come out and play. I’d … Continue reading

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Will Groundhog Day Come To Britain?

It’s Groundhog Day. Did you know that? The average Brit probably isn’t aware of the occasion but, for a Canadian like me, it’s almost unpatriotic not to acknowledge it. Today is a red letter day. For those of you who … Continue reading

Posted in February 2010 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Groundhog Day – Has anyone seen him yet?

I guess I have a few hours yet to wait – until sunrise in Canada. But why am I waiting for sunrise in Canada when I live in Fermanagh? Because I need to know what the groundhog will do.   … Continue reading

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