Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

February 2 is Groundhog Day in North America.  Now that you’ve got your late-winter forecast, join us as we dig around for some of the critters in the archives.

Move over, Bill Murray.  Erik Ditz beats the late-winter blues by providing some tips on movie, music, and book gems.  “Around this time of year, it always seems like winter’s gone on too long. The groundhog has done his job, It’s nearly St. Patrick’s Day, and we’re all pretty sick of Saint Freezing Rain and Old Man Road Slush.”  Milk-Crate Bandit – A Very Milk-Crate Christmas, March 7, 2008.

The groundhog at home.  Zoe Dalton takes readers on a tour through the dens of various critters (including the groundhog.)  “Deep below the frost line, these networks are complete with multiple entrances and exits, nesting rooms, separate toilet areas, and spyholes (strategically-positioned openings that allow the animals to survey their surroundings without jeopardizing their safety).”  Nature Notes – Hanging Out in the Den, September 16, 2005.