A day of celebration quickly turned into a day of tragedy when multiple news outlets reported that a mass shooting, leaving 6 dead and 30 injured, had taken place in Highland Park, Illinois - a suburb just outside of Chicago.
This last week it has been bitterly cold in Chicago. So cold that things are not "business as usual." However, that doesn't mean it's not lacking in excitement. For the cowboy state, it has been quite the opposite weather-wise and you won't hear us complaining.