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Beyond groundhogs and gobblers putting meaning back into your holiday celebrations by Cynthia S. Salzmann

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Published by Christian Pub. in Camp Hill, PA .
Written in English


  • Holidays -- History,
  • Holidays -- Religious aspects,
  • Holiday cookery

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementCyndy Salzmann.
LC ClassificationsGT3930 .S25 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3433616M
ISBN 100875099920
LC Control Number2005273026

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From "Beyond Groundhogs and Gobblers: Putting Meaning into Your Holiday Celebrations" published by Christian Publications, Inc. (August, ). For more information about Cyndy, visit www.   Following the release of Columbia Pictures’ Groundhog Day, starring Bill and Phil, Gobbler’s Knob started seeing crowds as large as 35, people (for comparison, the population of. 8. The idea of the Groundhog Day movie was inspired from The Gay Science. German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche had called The Gay Science “the most personal of all [his] books”. It was based on the life of a man who lives same day again and again. Writers of Groundhog Day movie took inspiration from this book. 9.   First Groundhog Day. The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, , in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, with a proclamation in The Punxsutawney Spirit by the newspaper's editor, Clymer Freas: "Today is Groundhog Day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow."Exactly one year later, townspeople made the first trip to Gobbler's .

  The members of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club have but one purpose: to preserve and promote the interest of their town by making known that the Groundhog residing on Gobbler. Groundhog Club handler John Griffiths holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog, during the st celebration of Groundhog Day on Gobbler's . California and beyond for and enter yearly hibernation," PETA's animals in entertainment specialist Gemma Vaughan wrote in a letter to Groundhog Club President William Deeley. Vaughan noted that groundhogs are typically shy creatures and the throng of spectators and bright camera flashes at the annual Gobbler's Knob festivities are likely. Punxsutawney Phil is easily one of the most recognized weathermen in the world. For more than years, the legendary groundhog has poked his head out of his Gobbler's Knob home every February 2. If he sees his shadow and goes back inside, we will have six additional weeks of winter weather. If he doesn't see his shadow, we'll have an early spring. (Original airdate: July 6, ).