Tag Archives: snow

Winter at the Botanic Garden

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Snow Blossoms

(photos by JB)

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Life is good

The snow started just after lunch. I left school early, about 2:45. Didn’t make it home until almost 6:00. Over three hours in the car. Moving at a snail’s pace from Hyde Park to downtown. Got to almost 20mph around … Continue reading

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Coming home in the snow

Not bad for a cell phone camera….

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Snow by Orhan Pamuk

I just finished Pamuk’s Snow. There was something magical about starting it during the huge snowfall that fell on Chicago. It pulled me into the story in a very tangible way, watching both the literal and symbolic layers accumulate around … Continue reading

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It happened twice. Yes. Thunder. During Chicago’s two foot winter snowfall last night (and 50 mile per hour winds), thunder and lightning was seen and heard two times over the windy city! For the most infinitesimal fraction of a second, … Continue reading

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