Knowing he had a lot of work ahead of him, the infamous Blue Hills Bill rolled out of bed early today. Eager to get a start on things, he munched a quick breakfast, and started digging. With loads of snow cover, he dug & dug & dug… and dug & dug & dug… and just in the nick of time, he crawled out of his burrow at 7:26 this morning and delivered his annual prognostication to the awaiting crowd in downtown Bruce, WI. Read on…
Blue Hills Bill
Awoke from his slumber;
Winter started early
Too many days to number.
His shadow distinct
Bill scurried away;
6 more weeks of winter
Lots of time to play!
Comments from the crowd
- 2/2: Never know when another big storm is gonna head our way. Better ski when the trails are firm! -Eau Claire, WI
- 2/2: This winter in southern Wisconsin has been crummy, pull the kids out of school, we’re staying in the Blue Hills. –Madison, WI
- 2/2: Bill says winter’s gonna stick around. I like the cold, it makes for easy waxing, great classic skiing. More time to get our kicks! –Rice Lake, WI
- 2/2: Thanks for the advice, Bill. So much snow, so little time, never enough winter… –Sumner, WA
Thanks to Kate P for dressing our snowperson (photos below) for February.
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