Having finally two-digit temperatures since the polar vortex first hit Chicago, one Tribune writer has taken it upon herself to craft the story we will be telling our kid's kids a few decades down the line, and it's wonderful.
Come sit by the fire, li'l children, and let me tell you about the great Chicago winter of 2014.
Oh, it was a fearsome time, children, that record-breaking winter of the great polar vortex, and even though we weren't quite sure what a polar vortex was, we sure liked saying it.
Polar vortex. Polar vortex. Polar vortex.
For all we knew, a polar vortex was the latest style of North Face coat, but whatever it was, we hadn't been so happy to learn a new expression since we discovered the word "twerkin'." Read More