Happy Groundhog Day – Daily Quote

Jo Hawk

It seems even Punxsutawney Phil is observing strict quarantine and social distancing guidelines. Phil has canceled all in-person events and has scheduled to broadcast his revelations streaming online via his Facebook Page and his YouTube channel. His show starts at 6:30 am EST, which is 5:30 am here in Chicago. Sorry, buddy boy, but I don’t function well at that hour of the morning. I intended to be snug in my bed and sleeping like the dead. I will have to catch the re-run at a more reasonable hour, after a cup of coffee.

February 2nd is an astronomical holiday, the year’s first cross-quarter day, to be specific. A cross-quarter day falls halfway between the solstice and the equinox. They also call it Candlemas or Imbolc. The other three cross-quarter days are May Day on May 1st also called Beltane. August 1st  is Lughnasadh or Lammas Day, and October 31st…

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