Category Archives: The News

All at Once, One Day, its Spring …

I love Chicago.  I love the people.  The architecture.  The activities.  The museums.  The restaurants.  It’s pretty much the perfect city.  Except for one little thing. Winter. Don’t get me wrong.  I love having four seasons.  But when the seasons … Continue reading

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Is it that Hard to Predict the Weather?

Tom Skilling is my favorite weatherman. It’s not because he’s better at predicting the weather (seriously, I think they’d probably have a better average if they just guessed!  Unless you aren’t good at guessing.  Like me.  In a 50/50 chance … Continue reading

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A Similar Ice Castle Experience

It’s probably time to stop complaining about the weather.  I think by now you all understand that it is cold.  And it’s not likely to improve quickly.  Which is bad for firefighters because that fire that I reported yesterday had … Continue reading

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25 Degrees Below

It’s cold.  It’s really cold.  Monday night’s windchill was -25 degrees.  Last night’s was -10.   The trusted weatherman said it would only take 30 minutes for exposed skin to develop frostbite.  But I decided stay inside all day Monday on … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Attending Another National Championship Game

I know that sounds like a big claim.  And the way the current ND coaching problems are going, this will probably not be a problem (i.e. Coach Kelly interviewed with the Eagles the DAY AFTER the big game.  This fact has already … Continue reading

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The Disappointment

So, the Notre Dame football season ended with a … well, I’m not even really sure what to call it.  Whatever it was, I’m pretty sure it wasn’t actually a football game.  Even our band lost the battle of the … Continue reading

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A Black Friday Horror Story

My Dad and I fell for the Black Friday madness.  Twice.  The first time, 6 AM at the Black Friday shopping mecca … Staples.    I’ll have you know that we picked up a laminator for the wonderful price of $20.  (Of course, the … Continue reading

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