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First Frost

October 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bostonians  woke up to frost on their windows and black ice on the ground today. The sheen will not last long, but it is a clear sign that it is time to get out the [...]

Urban Safari: Backyard Adventures

July 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

A  bright red cardinal has been visiting the bird feeder in the RainyDayGarden these past few weeks. For days, we have been stalking this elusive visitor, but despite our [...]

Urban Safari : FirstSnow 2010

December 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

First big storm of the season and it was a doozie. The snow was light and fluffy and the wind created some fairly good size drifts. Good thing we don’t have any plans [...]

Columbus Day Weekend 2010

October 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Food  and relaxation are the two most important goals of our annual Columbus Day Weekend retreat. We used to head up to Maine to Ogunquit, Wells, or Monhegan Island. [...]

Urban Safari : Manchester-by-the-Sea

June 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

Bird watching is a great way to spend a day. It is also a great way to justify the purchase of those REALLY big telephoto and zoom lenses to the accounting department. Our [...]

Feeding Time

January 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

It has been snowing for three days straight. Most of the stuff coming down is light and fluffy, but it is starting to pile up! All this snow is making it more difficult for [...]

Urban Safari : New Year’s Day 2010

January 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Aren’t robins suppose to be the harbinger of Spring?  Well, we were down on Commonwealth Ave in Boston today and came upon a tree full of those red-breasted [...]

Urban Safari: RainyDayBirds

June 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

The cool wet June may have been responsible for the lovely blooms in the RainyDayGarden, but it was the well-stocked feeders that brought in all the song birds. The [...]

May Flowers

May 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

The  cardinals and blue jays have been busy chowing down on the feast of seeds and nuts some of the editors have been putting out in the RainyDayGarden. The abundance of [...]

Urban Safari: Blue Hills

May 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

The Blue Hills Trailside Museum and Reservation is only a short drive from the RainyDayMagazine office, so we packed up the crew and headed over for a visit a few weeks [...]
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