Archive for July 2016

Heat Wave 2016

Heat Wave 2016
Surf’s up! Here comes the heat wave. Chicago is expecting the hottest temperatures of the year–over 100F heat index. with high humidity. The heat will only add to the already explosive atmosphere in our city, all over the country, and it seems the whole world. NOAA reports that 2015 was the hottest year on record... Read more »

What does Pokemon Go have to do with the weather?

Want a better distraction than Pokemon Go?  Here for your delight and pleasure is this perfect summer day. Warm & breezy today, mild still Friday & Saturday. Partly to mostly sunny skies! Great summer weather! #ILWX #INWX pic.twitter.com/cae7crdD7g — NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) July 14, 2016   What does Pokemon Go have to do with the... Read more »

30 Days wild -- day 27-- connections

30 Days wild -- day 27-- connections
  Monday, June 27–Today, the repairman came out to check the phone lines. The line runs from the alley, through the mulberry tree, to the box outside the house.  Yes,  there was a problem with the line.  It was not knocked loose in the recent thunderstorm, which had happened earlier this year during a winter... Read more »
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30 Days Wild--day 26--no phone day

  Sunday, June 26.   For Day 26 of  30 Days Wild,  it’s an experiment in  living without devices. Be here now, not looking at a screen. Today, that’s my reality.  The internet and landline phone have been sporadic since Thursday. There is only static on the line today, and no way to call for repairs... Read more »