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Wisconsin has its own groundhog...his name is Jimmy and he's from Sun Prairie, WI. Apparently, Sun Prairie, WI is the official GROUNDHOG CAPITAL OF THE WORLD! I guess Jimmy DID NOT see his shadow, which means Wisconsin is going to have an early spring. I'm also told that Jimmy's predictions are accurate 80% of the time. Look HERE! THIS is his biography (of sorts!). He even has his own SONG AND TOAST!

So I got curious.

Yes, indeed...there are MORE groundhogs! Check THIS out!

I am totally amused by Groundhog Day this year...I don't know why.

Phil says "Six more weeks of winter"

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So I was curious about the groundhog thing today...if you ever have a few extra minutes, visit HERE and HERE. I guess I didn't realize they planned a whole weekend around this! I guess...nothing like some good ol' fashioned groundhog day/weekend fun. So here's what I found:

Phil's official forecast as read 2/2/08 at sunrise at Gobbler's Knob: Here Ye! Here Ye! Here Ye! On Gobbler's Knob on this fabulous Groundhog Day, February 2nd, 2008
Punxsutawney Phil, the Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of all Prognosticators,
Rose to the call of President Bill Cooper and greeted his handlers,
Ben Hughes and John Griffiths. After casting a weathered eye toward thousands of his faithful followers,
Phil consulted with President Cooper and directed him to the appropriate scroll,
which proclaimed: "As I look around me, a bright sky I see, and a shadow beside me.
Six more weeks of winter it will be!"
Wonderful...But even despite my disappointment in this proclamation, I found a re…