Archive for January 2020

Why I Celebrate Groundhog Day

Why I Celebrate Groundhog Day
January, 2020–Wildfires, pandemics, impeachment hearings–it’s hard to be optimistic these days. But the latest snow event didn’t turn into a three-day blizzard. And so far, no deep freeze and polar vortex, like last year. If the sidewalks are still treacherous with  ice, it’s not as bad as it could be. January can be tough.  The coldest temperatures... Read more »

Winter Forecast 2020

Winter Forecast 2020
Happy New Year!  The days are getting longer–over 8 minutes more daylight since the winter solstice on December 21. Now comes  the real reality of winter in Chicago —the snow and cold and bills–the layering and shoveling. Will we face another arctic blast of the polar vortex this year?  A blizzard like the GroundHog Day blizzard of... Read more »