Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Groundhog Meteorologists Leave Thrashers' Fortunes Open to Interpretation
Punxsutawney Phil emerged from a tree stump at dawn and, unusually, did not see his shadow, signaling that spring is just around the corner, according to tradition.
"He found that there was no shadow," said Bill Deeley, president of a club that organizes Groundhog Day in the western Pennsylvania town of Punxsutawney. "So an early spring it will be."
Apparently our local groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, didn't see his shadow either. What does this mean for the Thrashers? An early exit from playoff position or a springtime renaissance? We have our ideas...