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Merry Groundhog Day

Posted by on Feb 1, 2014 in holiday, spring, Unmowed Blog, wildlife, winter | 7 comments

Merry Groundhog Day

Best wishes for a joyous and festive Groundhog Day!  Thanks to Frank Knight for this lovely close-up of a young woodchuck (groundhog, same thing.) It’s my favorite holiday. You think I’m kidding? Not at all.  Don’t underrate the simple pleasures of Groundhog Day. No shopping. No presents. Not a single dish to wash. But the real reason it’s my favorite holiday is this—Groundhog Day celebrates the natural world. Think about it—a holiday that takes its meaning solely from nature. It doesn’t commemorate any human event—a war, a peace, or anyone’s birthday. It can be celebrated by people of...

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