Thursday, February 02, 2006

if the fish don't know, the groundhog will?

so it's official:
Phil Says Six More Weeks of Winter!
Phil's official forecast as read 2/2/06 at sunrise at Gobbler's Knob

here's a bunch of silly looking men:

for some reason they remind me of The Napoleon of Notting Hill

(oh and about jenn see seeing her shadow - when a marmalade fetcher sees her shadow in february, and depending on the amount of spunk inherent in the fetcher - this one is near to bursting - it means that there will be intermittent rains of fish sandwiches as well as six more weeks of 'blue mountain spotting' - they float through the clouds, you know)

13 little fish:

Blogger anne swam up to say...

I'm going to have to watch that film again.

12:10 PM  
Blogger mysfit swam up to say...

um - film?

oh right, duh - Groundhog's day - right? good movie

12:15 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

they are very silly looking, anyway.

i have no comment on any rumors about marmalade fetching.

12:56 PM  
Blogger Carl V. swam up to say... sandiches....I'll be watching my skies, what kind of clouds portend the onset of fish sandwich rain?

1:04 PM  
Blogger IanBradley swam up to say...

ahhh sounds like SOMEONE needs a mustard treatment again *heh heh heh*

1:47 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

depends on the kind of fish, carl v.

mr nose! you're alive!!!

1:56 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

nooo!!! not the mustard!!!

by the by, the Staten Island groundhog is engaged in a meteorological debate with Mr. Official Groundhog:

"Charles G. Hogg the 6th, better known as Staten Island Chuck, has rendered his verdict.

During a festive debut at the Staten Island Zoo in West Brighton this morning, Chuck emerged from a hollow tree stump -- with a little nudging from his handler Doug Schwartz -- at around 7:30 a.m. and gave the people what they wanted: The prediction of an early spring."

yep, no shadow here in 60-degree land.

3:02 PM  
Blogger mysfit swam up to say...

is it just me or does it look like phil is ripping his way to freedom out of the chest of the man front and center of this picture?

by the way, jenn, there are many imposter - of course chuck didn't see his shadow - he is a shadow...

5:33 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

thank you for that disturbing image.

i never said chuck was an authority, but i feel obligated to report a local pov, as it were.

7:05 PM  
Blogger the wheel swam up to say...

Rats, I just left a message and it got lost in translation, by confounded Blogger once again. Maybe it'll reappear. I'll try to re-do it now, in the abridged format:

--I'm going with Chuck on this one.
--Point: Phil has become a tool of the Bush adminstration, always predicting the worst, to pacify the populace, and cow us into submission.
--We need to rescue Phil from these Plutocratic Pigs!!!

7:57 PM  
Blogger the wheel swam up to say...

that's "too cow". damn it. :-P

7:58 PM  
Blogger the wheel swam up to say...

Nope, make that "to cow."

I gotta stop drinking on an empty stomach after work.

8:02 PM  
Blogger jenn see swam up to say...

i'm right there with you, wheel.
& those are some tasty brews you've been on...

11:45 AM  

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