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Old 02-02-2019, 07:19 AM
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Good thing he wasn't here. Lots of sunshine. Just shoveled my drive and walk. I don't believe in myths.
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Learn something new everyday....
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It’s Groundhog Day!Groundhog Day appears to have European roots. Early February is midway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, and throughout history this seasonal crossroads has been celebrated. The ancient Greeks and Romans observed a mid-season festival on February 5th in anticipation of spring. In the Celtic tradition, this period was celebrated as the festival of Imbolog to mark the beginning of spring. Early Christians in Europe embraced this tradition and celebrated Candlemas Day on February 2nd, to commemorate the purification of the Virgin Mary. Customarily on this day, clergy would bless candles and distribute them to the people in the dark of winter in anticipation of spring.
and why do they come at this time of season. they're just trying to get lucky.
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Keep the Candle in Candlemas
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Was Bill Murry still there?
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Again and again and again......
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Keep the Candle in Candlemas
Sounds like St. Blaise day to me.
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65 here yesterday. Wearing shorts. Not today though.
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