Viktor Vasnetsov, Maria Magdalene (mural for St. Vladimir’s Cathedral, Kiev)
The red egg comes from an old Christian legend. Mary Magdalene was invited to a banquet held by the emperor Tiberius and, holding a plain egg in her hand, proclaimed “Christ is risen!” The emperor burst out laughing, saying that a man rising from the dead was as likely as the egg turning red in her hand. Before the words were out of his mouth, the egg was a brilliant blood red, and Mary continued preaching before the imperial court.
It seems that only Roscoe Blvd is experiencing this freak snowstorm at the moment. We will keep you updated as more develops.
Remember to stay warm, have a flashlight and emergency blanket, be careful on your commute today, and a bucket full of salt to ward off demons. They don’t like the winter season for some reason, but best to play it safe.