Thursday, February 15, 2007
Each day seems colder than the previous. If weren't for the promise of the summer, I might be miserable. Instead, all I am is cold.
Bundling up is a start. Drinking heavy amounts of coffee helps, but requires trips back into the coffee shop.
I do not need to tell you it is only 1°F. You know it is cold. Tomorrow looks to pick up a few degrees.
In sports, the Hawks lost, the Bulls won, and the Bears, Sox and Cubs did not play.
With Richard Daley running for mayor again, changes in the city are becoming more visible. In the last six months, Loop sidewalks are being fixed. Now, with the tremendous snow, we've got plows running nonstop. No one will call Richie "Michael Bilandic" as long as he can help it. See here what the Trib has to say about it.
It's the Big Dig, Chicago style
Chicago Tribune, IL - 4 hours ago
City Hall went the extra mile this week, issuing a rare "Phase 3" snow removal plan, which dispatched armies of city workers across Chicago to shovel sidewalks, crosswalks and even a few stoops. City officials said Election Day--which is less than two weeks...
Warm weather? I want it badly, but, unless God decides to renege on his schedule of keeping it away from Illinois in February, I need to deal with it. That famous Sports Illustrated issue is coming out with Beyoncé Knowles on the cover, so if remembering the beach will help keep you cozy, pick up a subscription.