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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 : Emerald Necklace

April 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Emerald Necklace is one of Boston’s treasures. This park system ringing parts of Boston was envisioned and created by Fredrick Law Olmsted (1822-1903) over a [...]

Urban Safari : Macro at the Mall

April 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

Taking closeup and macro photos is a lot easier when the air is still. Even a light breeze can set things swaying back and forth, ruining the focus. Waiting for things to [...]

Snow Day at the office

January 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Bostonians woke up to another twelve inches of snow this morning. If this keeps up, we are going to run out of space to put it. The depth of the snow was deep enough [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Urban Safari : Brooklyn Bridge

June 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

NYC is known for its skylines, landmarks, and tourist destinations. We are often in the city on business, and so we do not often taken advantage of the opportunities to the [...]

Traveling with the iPad

May 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Our friends from Spain came to the States for a visit last month and asked if we would meet them in NYC for dinner. Never to pass up a reason for a road trip, we agreed to [...]

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 [...]
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