The Understudy

Every good theater company has them. A wise corporate manager trains them.

Performances must go on. Work must be completed.

So after you glance at the sky this morning to determine if it’s sunny or cloudy. Did you see your shadow? Did you want to curl up in your abode for an additional six weeks? Or are you invigorated and ready to go out and prepare for the next season?

Folklore gives the task of mid-winter weather forecasting to the woodchuck. AKA ground hog. I give you his understudy.

Prairie Dog
A prairie dog practicing for next Ground Hog Day.

PS: Have you eaten sausage today?