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Bring on the Blizzard!

Bring on the Blizzard!

I have to admit, I’m very excited about the impending blizzard. I feel like an excited elementary school kid; the anticipation of waking up to two-feet of snow in the morning is almost too much to contend with.

February 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Chicago Blizzard of 1967

Chicago Blizzard of 1967

Below are some images of the Great Chicago Blizzard of 1967. What a mess that was… Hopefully today’s storm will not create the same havoc that the blizzard of ’67 did.

February 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Snow Plow Etiquette – Top 5 Things to Remember

Snow Plow Etiquette – Top 5 Things to Remember

I have the honor of knowing one of our local DuPage township’s snowplow drivers. He and I had a brief, but insightful conversation recently. In light of the impending blizzard coming our way, I thought I’d share this list of the top 10 things you should now when it comes to the folks who keep our roads clear for us.

February 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tubing at Blackwell’s Mt. Hoy in Warrenville

Tubing at Blackwell’s Mt. Hoy in Warrenville

If you have never gone tubing down Blackwell’s Mt. Hoy in Warrenville, you are missing out.¬† This is a great way to get outside and enjoy some winter fun (and cool views of the surrounding area)¬†with the entire family. Tubes can be rented onsite – sleds are NOT permitted. Mt. Hoy is in located on […]

December 28, 2010 | By | Reply More
First Official Day of Winter Today

First Official Day of Winter Today

Yesterday was the last day of fall and today is the first official day of winter.

December 21, 2010 | By | Reply More