The Lake is steaming, and it's a sunny subzero morning in Chiberia. Some may remember the polar vortex days of 2014, when the frozen towers sparkled in the sun, and -40 wind chills greeted the huddled masses waiting on the train platforms. What a time to be alive! If you're asking yourself, why do I still live here, think of the Christmas Eve snow a few days ago, how magical it was. There's beauty in Chiberia, too. Here's a post about it.
Of course, Chiberians are experts at dressing for this weather. They are masters of layering. Need some inspiration? Here's a post for you. And here's more fashion advice from the National Weather Service--
Wind chill readings will be as low as 25 degrees below zero tonight. Be prepared and dress warmly in layers. pic.twitter.com/6Tl53M1cQ9
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) December 25, 2017
Meanwhile, there is a little more light each day now after the winter solstice. The nights are clear and crisp, and the quarter moon last night was breathtaking.
The next full moon will be on January 1. What a way to start the new year!