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AcuRite Personal Weather Station

September 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

Here in New England we do not have to contend with forest fires, multi-year droughts, frequent tornados, flash floods, or earthquakes. We do, though, have our share of [...]

Birdfeeding In A Blizzard

January 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

When the huge Nor’easter was barreling down on Boston a few days ago, we thought it best to put out some extra bird food (Cole’s Hot Meats, Blue Ribbon Blend). [...]

Urban Safari : Birdfeeding in a snowstorm

March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Putting out food for our feathery friends is a great way to bring some life to the RainyDayGarden during the dead of Winter. This is especially important (to the birds) [...]

First Real Snow Storm 2012

December 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

The dusting on Christmas Eve was wonderful, but it didn’t really count as a snow storm. Last night’s 2-inches of the heavy white stuff, while not significant by [...]

Frankenstorm Sandy

October 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Last  year at this time we got smacked with a snow storm that brought many New England communities to a standstill. This October, instead of snow, we will wrap up the month [...]

January Nor’easter 2011

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Boston  residents woke up to a foot of white stuff this morning, with more predicted for the remainder of the day. The snow was not  light and fluffy like it was for [...]

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 [...]