Day 314: See a tree smash a car

July 12, 2011 § Leave a comment

I was nearly bludgeoned by a vagrant branch as I walked home today.

All a result of yesterday’s insane storm, one of many that has hit Chicago in the past  month, causing property damage and rolling power outages. A couple of weeks ago I even had to pack for Portland by candlelight.

I saw this yesterday outside of the 7-Eleven down the street:

Was the free Slurpee really worth it?

Apparently crazy heat and humidity are conducive to serious thunderstorms. And here I thought that I’d be home free after the terrible Midwest winter. My next apartment might just be a bomb shelter.

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