I don’t understand Groundhog’s Day. On the radio this morning, they said that Punxsutawney Phil and Shubenacadie Sam had seen their shadows, so that meant that we had another six weeks of winter.

But then they went on to say that our Ontario groundhog, Wiarton Willy, hadn’t seen his shadow, so that meant that spring would be arriving in another six weeks.

Now, correct me if I’m wrong, but isn’t this just another way of saying, we’ll flip a coin, and heads I win, tails you lose? We’ll have six more weeks of winter, or in six weeks spring will arrive?! I am confused.

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