SPEAKING OF CARS IN THE WINTER, last year when the Insta-Daughter got back to college after Christmas Break, the Toyota — despite having a new battery — was dead as a doornail from sitting in the cold for 5 weeks. Maybe because it’s a hybrid, the computer draws a significant amount of power even when it’s turned “off.” This year, I got her this Noco solar battery charger and when she got back it started right up.