Re: Hello everyone!
Hi Dan and thanks.
Yes, indeed, the weather has been strange this year. And not just in Illinois, I guess. Seems that it's been weird everywhere east of the Rocky mountains. And, for that matter, it's been weird west, too. Just a different kind of weird.
I guess I've spent 47 of the last 52 winters in either Michigan or Illinois. This was, hands down, the easiest. I compare it, seriously, to a San Francisco winter. There were differences of course. But the overall comfort level was similar.
And this summer has been unusual even after the intense heat. Our summers are usually hot, muggy and still. This year it's been even hotter, but less humid and more windy. And the wind is coming from the North and East noticeably more than average. Easily the most unusual year I've ever known.
And if it keeps up, then we'll become a semi-desert.
But......on the other hand.......that does mean better bicycle conditions, doesn't it?
That's kinda cool........