I opened several persimmon seeds to see what they'd show. Old timers in the Ozarks split these seeds to forecast the winter weather. If you see spoons or shovels it is going to be a lot of snow and ice. If you see a fork the winter will be mild. If you see a knife the winter will be bitter cold. Just like last year, I see spoons/shovels. This means it is going to be a wet winter in the Ozarks.