Archive for January 2021

Saturday Night Snow!

Saturday Night Snow!
Maybe you remember the Big Snow of 1967. The photo above is from the Chicago Tribune Archives, from that record-setting  snow storm in 1967. The storm in the forecast for Saturday night-Sunday morning is forecast to be the biggest snow of the season, so far. Do you  remember the Ground Hog Day blizzard of 2011–ten years ago?... Read more »

Midwinter reverie

Midwinter reverie
We are half way through meteorological winter!   Yesterday, I wore sneakers. Imagine, sneakers in January!  And hoodies instead of winter coats.  Fortunately for us in Chicago  area,  the winter so far has been mild–temperatures above freezing, and not too much snow. In fact, parts of Texas have more snow totals than Chicago this winter. The... Read more »

Welcome January

Welcome January
Welcome January, and a New Year! Welcome bare trees and cold wind, ice and snow-covered sidewalks. Welcome buds on the branches, and increasing light with each passing day. Welcome to 2021. And maybe when you look back on the past year, you remember how just about a year ago, there was news of a new... Read more »
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