Woolly Winter

I missed the Woolly Bear Festival this year, but saw this one on a walk the other day.  The caterpillar that Dick Goddard made famous, at least around here.

DSC_0461The legend is the width of the bands predict how bad the coming winter will be.  The wider the brown section in the middle, the milder the winter.  The Old Farmer’s Almanac website has some information on the legend for those who want to know a little more.

Looking at this guy, get ready for an average winter.  Maybe…

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