Category Archives: Seasonal Transition

Snow on the ground and soon to be in the 50s

They are cold, really cold, the morning walk registered a cool twenty-nine degrees and the daffodils, having finally crowned themselves in gold, are not happy. I am not either as I would have liked to really enjoy the fruits of … Continue reading

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Surprise! It’s snowing!

I woke up and looked out the window. It was snowing. Okay, so it’s Chicago, and it snows in Chicago, but it is mid-April! I should know better, because if memory serves me correctly, our first son was born on … Continue reading

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Back to winter, quelle surprise!

Chicago is up to its usual weather tricks. Yesterday, it was in the high sixties, today it is supposedly going to snow. I went outside a few minutes ago with Stewart and there is a decided chill to the air. … Continue reading

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Spring on my mind. Will it truly visit?

The excitement of the arrival of spring is too much. The problem is that we never seem to know what to expect: spring or sprummer. Sprummer is the arrival of spring in the form of summer where the temps get … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside

The weather is cold, so cold that I did not even look at the thermometer. I went outside with Stewart and neither he nor I decided to pay any attention to it. This is the Midwest after all is said … Continue reading

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