I read somewhere the other day that we will have a bad winter. Thru the years I've heard of many things people look at to predict the winter. Here's some of them. 1. Catapillers (the darker their fur, the worse the winter will be) 2. Persimon seeds (spoon shape = snow, fork shape = ice, knife shape = easy winter) 3. Walnut hulls (thick is hard winter, thin is easy winter) There are probably others I'm forgetting. So, what do you look at to see if winter will be easy or hard?