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Reviving a dead Boxster battery

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our friend Erik was right, just jumping the battery didn’t quite get it fully working again, at least not enough to restart the car after a really cold night. Looks [...]

DIY roof snow shovel

February 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Inspired by the ingenious roof shovel video someone had sent us, we decided to hack a makeshift one out of some PVC pipes/joints and plastic sheeting we had laying around, [...]

Still snowing and blowing…

February 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

With the snow falling as fast as the plows can clear things, the nuthatch, like us, has decided it’s best to just curled up inside with some snacks and survey the [...]

Snowshoeing instead of shoveling

February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

One of our readers put the bug about snowshoeing in our heads. With all the fresh snow on the ground, we convinced ourselves that, even though it was 13º, to venture [...]

Digging out the Boxster

February 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

After spending a week in L.A., we return to find the Boxster completely buried under a nice layer of snow. While the snow was light and fluffy, there was still a LOT of it [...]

Stop talking football and go snowshoeing

January 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

We have been told to “stop talking football” because the Super Bowl will be here soon enough 🙂  So, to distract ourselves, here are a few pics from the first [...]

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 [...]

First Snow 2011

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  Nor’easter made quite a mess over the weekend. Many are still feeling its effects today. Fortunately for Boston, the storm only dropped a few inches of the heavy [...]

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 [...]
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