Tag: Winter (Season)

Storm Expected to Bring Heavy, Wet Snow to Central New York

An early spring snowstorm is expected to bring heavy snow to Central and Northern New York on Monday and into Tuesday, raising the potential for power outages and difficult travel, forecasters said. The storm could bring a mix of snow and rain to New England, but in New York State, which is expected to get […]

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Ice Skating at a Rink Is Fun. Gliding Through a Forest? Glorious.

OTTAWA — No matter how enjoyable at first, whooshing round and round the constrained oval of an ice rink can get monotonous for even the most die-hard skater. But gliding on the ice through miles of pristine forest, with birds in the trees, paw prints of wildlife imprinted in the snow and a new discovery […]

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Times photographers sought to…

Our Photographers’ Favorite Olympic Images Times photographers sought to capture every aspect of the Olympic Games in Beijing. These pictures were special to them. Over the last several weeks, a team of New York Times photographers sought to capture every aspect of the Olympic Games in Beijing. Gabriela Bhaskar I thought a lot about the […]

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Winter Camping: No Bugs, Few People and the Cold

“If people know they have the opportunity to get warm, they’ll enjoy the cold a lot more,” said Joe Meyer, who with his wife, Mollie Foster, runs Traverse Alaska, a Denali Park, Alaska-based outdoor adventure company. “It goes from, ‘I’m miserable,’ to ‘I’m going to stay outside and enjoy the Northern Lights a bit longer, […]

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Where to See Winter Wildlife in the United States

Sea Lions in Los Angeles Moviegoers can be forgiven if they believe coyotes wandering from the desert to yodel above Modernist rooftops are Los Angeles’s wildlife stars, but most people within earshot of the Pacific know better, especially during winter when beach revelers head indoors and their din is replaced by barking sea lions. Like […]

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How to Walk Safely in the Snow, Ice and Slush

This has been a most challenging winter, especially for folks like me in their upper decades who’ve had to contend not only with pandemic-induced loneliness and limitations but also with streets piled high with snow and sidewalks coated with ice. I take my little dog to the park for his off-leash run every morning, and […]

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How to Recognize and Address Seasonal Depression

Light boxes — devices that produce artificial light similar to sunlight — may be an effective way to correct that. In a meta-analysis of 19 studies, bright light therapy was superior to placebo; another small study found 61 percent of light-therapy patients saw their depression symptoms ebb in four weeks. There is some evidence that […]

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