Category Archives: Snow and snow removal

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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On opening plastic bags!

I know I have written about this before, but I rarely hear anyone complaining about plastic bags and I am wondering if it is only me. I had the unfortunate experience to go in the back yard, now that Snowmageddon … Continue reading

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SNOW!

The snowfall was relentless and the official amount of snow for nearby Highland Park was 8.8 inches. We had drifts in the back yard that were well over twelve inches and I could easily see (without really measuring) that we … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a dinosaur

I am seated by the hearth, listening to the movement of fireplace air, hearing a crackling every now and then. I just got in after an hour or so of snow shoveling, yes, snow shoveling. Ironic that a man who … Continue reading

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