Tag: raincoat

A coat for all seasons

A coat for all seasons
A coat for all seasons, is there such a thing? I am still searching. How many coats does it take to survive a Chicago winter? My fellow ChicagoNow blogger, Kathy Mathews,  models fourteen examples in her wonderful post!  You can read it here. Spring weather also has its challenges. Days of sun, days of rain. Sun and 60’s, rain... Read more »

No fooling, here comes the sun

No fooling, here comes the sun
After days of gray sky and rain, here comes the sun! An umbrella is necessary here, and it is always a challenge if one does not have a proper raincoat. By this I mean something waterproof.  Maybe something  with a hood. Preferably black. Such things exist, I have seen them, but they are not easy to find.... Read more »

real weather reality--bring a jacket, wear a helmet

From earlier Sunday RT @john_kucko: From 1 of our #Nexstar Broadcasting stations in Abilene, TX. BASEBALL-sized hail pic.twitter.com/3csQHoAgsx — The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) April 27, 2015   April sure can fool you. It is the  opening days of Spring,  days  of sun and days of rain. April is the auspicious start of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.... Read more »
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A Classic Raincoat is Good to Find

A Classic Raincoat is Good to Find
Yes, it’s the rainy season, and we all need adequate rainwear. What could be more classic than the trench coat? Doesn’t it convey a certain air of mystery, intrigue, glamour? This is the raincoat of choice for secret agents and private detectives, foreign correspondents— people on a mission. When I worked for a law firm... Read more »