On Monday, I posted a photo that I'd taken few years ago in my hometown of a sign explaining that the Glencoe beach was closed for the winter. If the snow piled high on the posts wasn't clue enough why it was closed, this picture below should.
And no, this isn't the Arctic Circle. This is simply the shore of Lake Michigan in the middle of winter Glencoe, Illinois, you see, can get fairly nippy in January and February.
As it happens, that's around when I'll be going back there for a short trip. Yes, it's true, I'm one of the few people who actually travels from Los Angeles to Chicago in January and February on purpose.
Robert J. Elisberg is a political commentator, screenwriter, novelist, tech writer and also some other things that I just tend to keep forgetting.
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