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Before attending Jules Masenet's Don Quichotte opera at the Lyric Opera this afternoon, I took my camera over to Belmont Harbor to commemorate the arrival of Chicago's first snow fall of the 2016-2017 winter. It didn't take the form of flurries. Instead it came down as wet snow that stuck to the grass, leaves, and bricks, but not the sidewalks or streets. When I left the opera at 4:30PM, it was still coming down. It had begun to accumulate on the streets and sidewalks. Mostly slush.