1. You’d ride an icebreaker rather than stay ashore one day longer. (See Bob Melamud’s feature story, The Coolest Ride up the Bay.)
2. The visiting swans and snowy owls had boots and sweaters shipped in from the tundra.
3. Need a loan to pay your bird (and squirrel) food bill.
4. Holiday decorations have been up for so long a neighbor asks if you’re early this year.