We're living through a pandemic, there's political strife, and next week we're going to experience the "Most Miserable Day of the Year." I mean, what more could you ask for?

Hate to be the bearer of bad news, all you have to do is turn on a 24/7 news channel to get your fill of that stuff, but I did find it interesting that just a few days into 2021, we're already bracing ourselves for the worst day of the year.

Now before you start to freak out and say "What else, can go wrong?" Apparently, it's all weather-related.

January and February in Illinois, are some of the most brutal months of the year. The holidays are over, the Chicago Bears season is over (unsuccessfully again), there's snow, it's cold and it seems like there's absolutely no sunlight, so I get it.

So it makes sense when I saw wiki.ezvid.com say January 11, 2021, will be the "Most Miserable Day of the Year" for folks who live in Illinois, "based on a survey of 3,000 Americans, and average temperature/rainfall 1980-2016."

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The forecast from wiki.ezvid.com says we can expect a high of 21 with 1.5" of rainfall, which probably means snow. Right now, weather.com has nothing snow-related for the day, so who knows, maybe they're wrong. I can't deal with much more from the misery department.

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