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Fujinon 10×42 KF M Binoculars – FirstLook

January 14, 2017 // 2 Comments

Many people do not typically associate Winter with bird-watching, but the activity can be quite spectacular for those willing to brave the weather! We did just that a few [...]

Urban Safari : Porsche Day 2016

September 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

The executive director of the Larz Anderson Auto Museum (LAAM) is a friend of ours and he is kind enough to invite us to many of the museum’s events. We have been to [...]

Urban Safari: Starry starry night…

September 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

The RainyDayCrew had a very relaxing month of August, away from the rigors of playing with gadgets/testing out new tech/generally fiddling with the stuff that shows up [...]

Urban Safari: Strawberry Moon

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

There was a full moon on June 20, 2016; it is sometimes called the Strawberry Moon (because it occurs when strawberry season starts). It just also happened to be the Summer [...]

Urban Safari : Strandbeest on Crane Beach

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

The TED talks got the Strandbeests a lot of publicity. So when, on August 22nd, the PEM folks said they were going to “release” a few of the Strandbeests onto [...]

Urban Safari : Blackhawks in Boston!!!

September 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

At 10 o’clock yesterday we heard that there were going to be Blackhawk helicopters in the Boston Common at 11. We didn’t need to know why, we just wanted to see [...]

Urban Safari : Spotting the Blue Angels

May 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boston was treated to a Blue Angels fly-by on Tuesday. We debated over where in the city we should set up our photo gear, and decided that Castle Island in South Boston [...]

Urban Safari : Herons at Millennium Park

May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

Boston is an urban city, but lucky for us there is a lot of nature throughout its boundaries it. Places like the Emerald Necklace in the city and the Arnold Arboretum [...]

Urban Safari : Vernal Pool in Canton

April 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayMagazine crew spent the morning exploring a vernal pool at the Mildred Allen Morse Wildlife Sanctuary, part of the Mass Audubon site in Canton (MABA). [...]

Urban Safari : Turkey in Roslindale

April 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

We heard some unfamiliar “clucking” sounds this morning. Turns out, it was coming from a turkey that was up a tree! We watched it fly onto the roof (having never [...]
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