SOOOO—WHAT’S YOUR PREDICTION FOR THIS WINTER?????
To determine through our natural world, whether or not we will have
a “hard” winter, I consulted Dick Goddard, meterologist and television
personality from Cleveland, Ohio. He is known in my parents’ cottage
town, Vermilion, Ohio as the man who created a wonderful Woolly Bear
caterpillar celebration! Thousands flock to this town in the Fall, check
out the websites on this and you will be amazed at the variety of “cute”
costumes that people will put on to look like a “woolly bear caterpillar,”
the ones with orangish-brown and black stripes.
The below list also can be found with illustrations by the illustrious
Dick Goddard. I will tell you that #5 and #11 are new to me!
I love the special mental pictures that #10 and #17 evoke.
1. Thicker than normal corn husks.
2. Woodpeckers share a tree. (Aww…)
3. Early arrival of the snowy owl.
4. Early departure of geese…
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