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Beating the Wintertime Woes

Coming from the relatively mild Pacific Northwest, I find the Boston winters quite trying, especially when, like last week, the temperature drops down around zero Fahrenheit (-18C), the wind picks up and the wintry mix of snow, ice and salty sludge covers the streets. 82 more words


New Year, New Birds: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park

The Bird Nerds spent the New Years Holiday on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, celebrating with friends. Despite the previous night’s festivities, we were able to get up in time to make the drive to the northern tip of Long Beach Island for some birding at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on New Years Day. 1,202 more words


Cold and Windy Sunday Photoshoot

The weather forecast was for a warm and sunny Sunday, but the sun made its appearance for about half an hour at best, and the wind was blowing non-stop at the Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. 159 more words