Category Archives: Meteorology

Yikes!

We have had colder before. This is nothing new for the Chicago area. Two of our children were born in weather that was so cold and so below zero that they were not allowed to leave the hospital at the … Continue reading

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Minus Seven

We had a lovely New Year’s Eve. I kind of got into a time pinch as I decided to touch up and repaint the woodwork surrounding the closet doors. It didn’t take long, but pushed longer into the amount of … Continue reading

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Snow and ice!

It is seventeen degrees out, not what I deem to be the perfect dog-walking day. Walking was complicated by two things, the ice and the lack of sidewalk cleaning. In some ways, it is better when the sidewalks are cleaned … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice and frigid temps!

The pond is frozen and the warmer is maintaining a hole in the ice, a necessity to keeping the fish alive. The walk with the dog was crisp and a bit icy, at least in looks. Yesterday’s snow has not … Continue reading

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Early morning crankiness

Transitional times are hard on everyone, especially on the little ones as they change their routines to match the seasons and their situations. Our own children were lucky to be able to sleep in as they had a parent at … Continue reading

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