13 Feb, 2014

Winter White Lake

February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

On Monday I treated myself to a walk on the lakefront. "Treated," because going for a walk is a major operation these days, involving long underwear, serious snow boots (thank [...]

12 Feb, 2014

Porch Icicles

February 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

    We are having a formidable winter here in Chicago, and that includes formidable ice formations such as these on my neighbors' porch.       Flower baskets dripping ice [...]

10 Jan, 2014

The Sounds of Winter

January 10th, 2014|Tags: , , |

Chicago winter - late afternoon yesterday outside my building We've emerged from subzero temperatures here in Chicago, but as winter has gripped the outside with ample snow, treacherous streets and salty [...]

6 Jan, 2014

Preparing for a Deep Freeze

January 6th, 2014|Tags: , |

That's me braving the storm this morning.   This morning I happened to be outside and decided to walk around a few blocks. I figured I won't get a chance [...]

1 Jan, 2014

New Year’s Day in Chicago

January 1st, 2014|Tags: , |

The view from my window The view from my couch It's the perfect day for hibernating!

17 Dec, 2013

12/12/13 – A Busy Day

December 17th, 2013|Tags: , |

My weekdays begin with coffee and Morning Pages; in the background are the iced-over windows of winter. I decided to make another time capsule of December 12, based on last [...]

6 Mar, 2013

Snow Day

March 6th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Yesterday the biggest snow storm of the season hit Chicago. Never mind that it's March and we're more in the mood for spring flowers than snow flakes. It started snowing in the [...]

18 Feb, 2013

Winter Beach

February 18th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Assembling a photo essay from one of my outings is one of my happiest pursuits, and so over this long weekend (In the U.S. it's Presidents Day today, which means the [...]

23 Jan, 2013

Snow Flurries!

January 23rd, 2013|Tags: , |

I usually don't get excited about snow flurries, especially not on a rather dreary day like today, but right now I am because it means we are finally getting some snow [...]

17 Jan, 2013

In Search of Winter

January 17th, 2013|Tags: , , , , , |

Hello winter, where are you? There is no sight of snow in Chicago, so on a recent trip to the Indiana country side I went in search of winter, looking [...]

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