Summer storms

Summer storms

Sometimes, when all my people are where they should be, and my windows are closed, and my car is tucked safely in a garage, and I am not sitting anxiously at an airport gate, I like to watch a summer storm roll in.. I especially like to see it gather strength as it travels over [...]

Like walkin’ in the rain and the snow when there’s nowhere to go

Like walkin’ in the rain and the snow when there’s nowhere to go

I treated myself to a nice walk in the rain Monday afternoon…unplanned, of course, but still so very pleasant that I wasn’t even mad at Pete Petoniak, the WLUK weatherman who had assured me and all his viewers that it would not rain until “after dinner”. “What time do you eat dinner, Pete?” I thought [...]

In like a lion

In like a lion

Dear March, I'm sure you're used to warmer receptions, but we're all a little stiff from our icy hunch through February and we're afraid to open our curtains in the morning because we don't know what meteorological horror awaits us on the other side of that pane. So, pardon us if we don't fling open [...]