Can I Pack the Winter Coat? Please?

People ask me “So what do you think of Chicago?” and nine times out of ten, I reply, “It’s cold!”

My first winter here was brutal. Not quite as bad as the polar vortex winter of 2013-2014, but let’s just say it was never a dream of mine to know the difference between 0 degrees and -15 degrees. Combine that with the winter darkness and some self-diagnosed SADD, and you’ve got a recipe for disaster.

But it is currently a March evening, the sun has set, and my bedroom window is open letting in the nearly 60 degree weather! It’s the little things…



Slice of Life is a daily writing challenge during the month of March hosted by Two Writing Teachers. Visit their blog for more information about the challenge and for advice and ideas about how to participate.


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