Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Photo of the Week: Sheridan's Rainy Day

General Phillip Sheridan and Winchester on a Rainy Day (JWB, 2011)

Rest of Today
Rain in the morning...then a chance of rain in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 50s. Northwest winds around 10 mph in the morning becoming light and variable in the late morning and early afternoon...then becoming north around 10 mph late in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 100 percent.

Cloudy. Showers likely in the evening...then a chance of showers after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s...except in the lower 40s downtown. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Showers likely. Cold. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.

Thursday Night
Mostly cloudy. Cold. Lows in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

Day after rainy day . . . a soul could grow weary, were it not for the promise of spring brought by the landscapers at work in the city’s gardens.

In the above photo Gutzon Borglum’s statue of General Phillip Sheridan mounted on his favorite horse, Winchester, emerge from the clouds at the intersection of Belmont and Sheridan.  (Connecting the Windy City Blog of May 6, 2010.)

Just the horse, the general and me – standin’ in the rain, talking to myself.

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