Tag Archives: weather

I Am an April Fool

Today in Chicago, as of not quite 2 p.m., the temperature has finally cracked 45 degrees. After much of the past week–let alone the past winter!–I was beginning to think it never would again. The sky is this strangely beautiful … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun (h/t to the Beatles)

A little touch of piffle for your day. Be gentle; I’m a novelist, not a poet, but here goes. 🙂   I’m soaking up the sun today, Like parched ground After too long a winter And a cold, cold spring. … Continue reading

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Apres Moi, Le Deluge

The lake in front of my garage door is mercifully absent now, having been reabsorbed (slowly) by the saturated ground sometime during the night.  All is not well in Chicagoland, however. There is sleet outside my door this morning. Sleet! … Continue reading

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