Warm air rises. The earth is an elegant machine, and this is one of its simple and tireless engines, recycling the oceans into life-giving rains, wafting rainbow-striped hot-air balloons into clear skies, putting the dance in the flame of a birthday candle.
Dark, boiling clouds on a May evening don’t make much of an impression in the Midwest.
Ford, GM, Chrysler to update Midwest factories, add jobs Growing again after years of downsizing, General Motors and Chrysler announced more plans Thursday to renovate plants and restore Rust Belt jobs to build a new generation of cars. And Ford Motor earlier this week announced plans for investment and new jobs at four plants in […]
Get out the coats, boots, and shovels; people in some parts of the country are in for it this winter, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. The longtime periodical, published since 1818 and famous for its long-range weather predictions, is out with its annual winter forecast, which says Old Man Winter is really going to hammer folks in the Midwest and upper Great Lakes region with very cold and very snowy conditions
“A doctor’s appointment?” the woman in the high school attendance office asked when I reported that my daughter would be leaving early on Wednesday. “Nope.