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Winter 2019-2020 Predictions... It's going to be HUGE!

We know and we have science to back it up

A Big Winter is just around the corner. We know because we are seeing the tell tale signs. Big pine cones up high, thick berry bushes, an abundance of alpine wildflowers, Johnny's hair is flowing wildly...

Are you seeing any of the signs? Here are 21 Signs of a big Winter is in store according to very scientific folklore:

  1. Thicker-Than-Normal Corn Husks.
  2. Woodpeckers Sharing a Tree.
  3. The Early Arrival of the Snowy owl.
  4. The Early Departure of Geese and Ducks.
  5. The Early Migration of the Monarch butterfly.
  6. Thick Hair on the Nape of a Cow’s Neck.
  7. Heavy and Numerous Fogs During August.
  8. Raccoons With Thick Tails and Bright Bands.
  9. Mice Chewing Furiously To Get Into Your Home.
  10. The Early Arrival of Crickets on the Hearth.
  11. Spiders Spinning Larger-Than-Usual Webs and
  12. Spiders entering the House in Great Numbers.
  13. Pigs Gathering Sticks.
  14. Ants Marching in a Line Rather Than Meandering
  15. Early Seclusion of Bees Within the Hive.
  16. Unusual Abundance of Acorns.
  17. Muskrats Burrowing Holes High on the River Bank.
  18. “See how high the hornet’s nest, ‘twill tell how high the snow will rest.”
  19. The Size of the Orange Band on the Woollybear (or Woollyworm) Caterpillar. According to folklore, if the caterpillar’s orange band is narrow, the winter will be snowy; conversely, a wide orange band means a mild winter. All black caterpillars are not Woollybears. And fuzzier-than-normal woollybear caterpillars are said to mean that winter will be very cold.
  20. Squirrels Gathering Nuts Early to Fortify Against a Hard Winter.
  21. Frequent Halos or Rings Around the Sun or 22. Moon Forecasts Numerous Snowfalls.

So if you see pigs gathering sticks...get your skis out!