Keeping company with the wolves

Finding a sense of community in new ways, Saratoga residents join national trend of howling every night


April 15, 2020

Photo courtesy Ciji Goodman

Ciji Goodman and friend get ready to howl at the moon.

The Canadian poet Atticus once wrote "We are never alone, We are all wolves, Howling at the same moon." In recent weeks, that simple piece of poetry has taken on a very literal meaning as the streets of Saratoga have been filled with the sounds of howls at the same time every night.

Saratoga is not alone in this phenomenon. Throughout Wyoming and throughout the United States, communities are seeing residents go outside and howl at 8 p.m. on a nightly basis. It seems to originate from a Facebook group named "Go Outside and Howl at 8 p.m." which was started on March 27 and has 498,027 members...

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