I am blogging while the power is on!
Meanwhile, our community association does not allow solar panels on the houses in the area (??!?).
Groundhog Day, or Imbolc, or Candlemas, whatever you choose to call it, is a Cross-Quarter Day on the ancient European Calendar of the Seasons. It is halfway between the Winter Solstice and the Spring Equinox. Thus the saying about six weeks more of winter if the groundhog ... which way was that?
From the Old Farmer's Almanac:
February 2, Candlemas
Read more about it at School of the Seasons, if you like!