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ThrowbackThursday Blog Post - Is the Grass Always Greener?

When I switched to my current website I went through every single post I've ever written to update and transfer over to the new site.  Some of the posts are timeless, even if they're older.  This is one of those and I felt it was appropriate since we're going through some cold weather here in the Orland Park area.

I network with a lot of real estate agents around the world, although mainly it's the United States and Canada.  I try to follow tips for good blog writing.  I read a post in a Facebook group I belong to that we should take some of those older posts that withstand the test of time and re-date them.  It's good for people reading the blog (some visitors will bypass old posts) and

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snowy homer glen road

I’ve written it before – I hate winter.  The first snow of the year can definitely be pretty, but the pretty usually doesn’t last that long.  Soon after it becomes dirty, muddy and slushy.  Or it can freeze to be dangerous, slippery ice.   I’ll never forget when I was about 7 or 8 years old and the family was going to visit my aunt on her farm.  My mother slipped on ice and fell.  I thought she was dead, but thankfully her long, thick fur coat helped break the fall a little.  She was OK, but it’s stamped in my mind.

My son slipped on ice and fell straight on his face when he was about 6.  I can’t believe that the school didn’t call me sooner.  It happened in the morning when he walked to school and I went to work.  When I arrived to get him in the

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Although the weather changes a bit from downtown Chicago near the lake, Midway airport and the north, west and south/southwest suburbs, the chart below gives you an idea of area averages.

Average Chicago Climate

The following chart shows Chicago weather data from The Weather Channel 2013
Item Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
High 31 36 47 59 70 80 84 82 75 63 49 35
Low 18 22 31 42 52 62 68 66 58 46 35 23
Avg 22 27 39 50.5 61 71 76 74 66.5 54.5 42 29
Precip" 2.1 2 2.7 3.6 4.1 4.1 4 4 3.3 3.2 3.4 2.6
Snow" 10.8
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