You come when the groudhog says you can

Today is Groundhog Day. According to reputable new sources, our nation’s best marmot-based weather prognostication technology says we will endure six more weeks of winter. So the thought occurs to me, why doesn’t anyone use the big rat to decide when they’ll come next? Sees his shadow, you don’t come ’till sometime in March. No shadow, you’ll be erupting in two weeks.

These are the things I think about.