Weekly Photo Challenge – From Every Angle

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “From Every Angle.”

Punxsutawney Phil Sowerby is a groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. On February 2 (Groundhog Day) of each year, the town of Punxsutawney celebrates the legendary groundhog with a festive atmosphere of music and food. During the ceremony, which begins well before the winter sunrise, Phil emerges from his temporary home on Gobbler’s Knob, located in a rural area about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of town. According to the tradition, if Phil sees his shadow and returns to his hole, he has predicted six more weeks of winter-like weather. If Phil does not see his shadow, he has predicted an “early spring.”[1] The date of Phil’s prognostication is known as Groundhog Day in the United States and Canada, and has been celebrated since 1887.

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  1. joanfrankham
    Aug 29, 2015 @ 17:31:46

    I think I saw that movie quite a few times, the kids loved it (and me too!)

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  2. profundareflexion
    Aug 29, 2015 @ 23:11:37

    Lovely pics 🙂 yes, the movie was great too!

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  3. dunelight
    Aug 30, 2015 @ 20:35:51

    In my head I’m hearing, “Welcome to Canada!”

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