If I think about it, I can probably come up with a few more adjectives for how these few day in IL have been.
Last night when I was laying in a nice semi-warm bed (my natural heater is still in Alabama) I was watching the news and the temperature was -11 with a wind chill of -33
We received a phone call last night and then again early this morning that the high school will be starting 2 hours later in hopes that when the children come to school it will be at least about 0 degrees.
Ethan was supposed to go downtown today to pick up his books for Spring semester but he is now going to wait until Monday.
They are calling for a heatwave next Wednesday and Thursday with a high of 30+ degrees, Whoo Hoo!