Category Archives: weather

50 shades of gray…the sky over Chicago…terrible sunless January

My cousin called and said this has been the second darkest January since the late 1800’s. Blah.  A friend of mine sent me two gorgeous sun catchers and I haven’t been able to see them shine and glitter yet. https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170126/downtown/chicagos-only-had-5-days-of-sunny-weather-this-month

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Climate change…the world…from Astronomy Picture of the Day

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html

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Chicago’s weatherpeople…

The weather in Chicago is incredibly UNPREDICTABLE, so why do we pay weather people millions of dollars in salaries to PREDICT the weather?  Ninety nine percent of the time they are wrong.  Where else could anyone get an extremely high … Continue reading

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A letter to Summer…

Dearest Summer: Is there anything we can say, or do, to get you to postpone your departure?   It’s been so wonderful having you with us.  We hate to see you go.  Memories of your beauty are already forming in … Continue reading

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Sunny day…

When Melanie was here, we walked out of a store and I closed my eyes and took a deep breath, delighting in the warm sunny day.  She lives in Florida and there’s no way to describe how wonderful the sun … Continue reading

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Chicago…

We broke the record for coldest May 14th morning. When I went to get some flowers today even though the store had covered them during the night half of them were dead It’s supposed to be in the middle 40s … Continue reading

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Jimi came for a visit…

Jimi said that Chicago’s weather is so dark during the day, he had to use his flashlight to get around.  He was going to stay with me until June but when he found out the sun wasn’t supposed to come … Continue reading

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