Thursday/ Happy Groundhog Day ❄️

From the National Weather Service: Those stripes across Texas and Arkansas represent a massive ice storm, and an arctic blast into the Northeast is bringing historic and bone-chillingly low temperatures to the Great Lakes and New York City. 🥶

The groundhog from Pennsylvania says there will be 6 more weeks of winter. (Of course there will be, looking at the weather map).

The 51 °F (11 °C ) and calm weather we had here in the city today felt almost balmy, though.  I walked back to Capitol Hill from downtown, after taking the No 10 bus to get there.

The pesky crowds of Friday were long gone this morning, and I could take a better picture of Mowitch Man basking in the sun (at the new Seattle Convention Center called Summit. This is a type of statue that had traditionally been made by Coast Salish people to invite visitors into their territories. The artist is Andrea Wilbur-Sigo from the Squaxin Island Tribe. She started out with a 20-foot Western red cedar log. The figure is holding a ‘talking stick’ and those are Salish-style salmon emblems on his clothing.

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