On the way back from Madison, we stopped at the Belvidere Oasis to take a break from all the tiresome construction on the Illinois Tollway. More
The rural traffic jam had its compensations. There was time, while sitting on the road below Milwaukee, to admire the color gamut and the grainy texture of the dirty snow. The telegraphed serenity of the twilight households. There was time to acknowledge the moon’s splendor too.