Archive for February 2015

7 ways to think spring now

7 ways to think spring now
Maybe it’s not as insanely snowy as Boston,  but  it’s Chiberia  here, and  it’s going to get colder–wind chill advisory of 30-below.  We all could use a spring break. Here are 7 ways you can get into a spring mood right now. 1. It’s almost here. Some say spring begins with the vernal equinox. Yes,... Read more »

Thundersnow? Yes!!!

Now, winter storm Neptune  blankets the northeast. Boston is getting more snow in a month than Chicago has  ever had in an entire  winter. Ever. Here is a video of Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore reporting on the scene of the storm. If you’re tired of snow, this is for you. If you love snow,... Read more »

Snow Shovel Angels

After the snow come the snow shovel angels. Do you know some? Are you one? Did you help a neighbor with his car stuck in the alley? Yes, there are real  snow angels!  That generous guy with the new snowblower who says it’s easier for him to do the whole block. Thank you! The neighbor... Read more »
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Super Sunday Snow--live blog

Super Sunday Snow--live blog
  Live from Oak Park–Sunday morning–snow falling overnight, and still falling. It’s like the snow of Japanese prints, covering everything in 4-5 inches of white stuff. There are no sidewalks, no roadways, no porches, no cars. There are a few hardy  souls out already shoveling, even as the snow falls.  It’s thick and heavy, the... Read more »