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Old Today, 04:59 AM
 
Location: The Driftless Area, WI
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They say you can predict the winter weather by the amount of black on the Wooly Bear Caterpillars.
https://www.almanac.com/content/wool...her-prediction#


Judging by the ones I've seen here lately, we're headed for the next Wisconsonian Glaciation. One guy lumbering across the path was so big, it had a lightening bug leading the way with lantern flashing and carrying a sign: Caution--Wide Load


We've noticed an unusually large presence of spiders around here too. We only had one week of summer and fall started in early August. https://www.farmersalmanac.com/spide...er-weather-310 We're stocking up, prepping for a long, cold winter.
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Old Today, 07:01 AM
 
Location: Maine
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It's fun old wives tale. The band widens as the caterpillar matures.
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