Chicago writer and journalist Jamie Lynn Ferguson took her #nodibs view to the streets yesterday and dug out both sides of her neighborhood block. She got a wonderful reception from her neighbors and has so far received a positive response from the larger world (besides those non-Chicagoans who say "WTF is dibs?"

It's a nice little story about doing something for our neighbors and ourselves. Also a sign that the polar vortex has moved from the land (39 degrees ABOVE ZERO today). Not that it hasn't prevented assholes still being assholes.