Posts Tagged ‘Adirondack Outlaw’

Thursday, September 21, 2023

How Much Wood

wood pile

It’s that time of year again! Right about now my shoulders feel like I’ve spent three lifetimes splittin’ and stackin’ & chuckin’ in search of an answer to this age-old wood chuckin’ question. For the results of that research, click the link and read on:

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Grail Quest

fence over a river


The true holy grails we seek may be closer than we think. For more personal grail quest insights, click the link and read on:

Friday, September 8, 2023

Bloomingdale Bogscapes

adirondack artist guild

 Eleanor Sweeney’s photography & Stephen Horne’s artwork celebrating the Bloomingdale Bog, with a demonstration by Eleanor on how she transfers her photos to birch boxes.  An enjoyable evening at The Adirondack Artists’ Guild. Featured artists on display now through October 3rd in Saranac Lake at the Artists’ Guild. For more information, click the link & read on!  

Monday, August 28, 2023

Captured Canoes

90 miler 

2023 marks the 40th anniversary of The Adirondack Canoe Classic. Scheduled for September 8-10th, this year’s “90-Miler” is coming up fast! For a unique photo lookback chronology of last year’s race, click the link:

Monday, August 21, 2023

Cure Cottage Immortals

baseball doll and collectibles

 Matty League, Larry Doyle, and hall of fame baseball cards. For a glimpse into Saranac Lake’s youth league baseball and its cure cottage immortals, click the link & read on:

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Bedroom Window

sketch of a house

Thought I’d offer up a little change of pace. I penned this story during my time spent in Almanack exile. Since my return, I’ve had intentions of sharing it at some point.  Based on recent articles, discussions and commentary, it somehow seemed to me that time was now, & this story was apropos to today’s moment. For the full story, click the link & read on:

Tuesday, August 8, 2023

Alone the night

lean-to at night

Have you ever spent a night alone in the woods? A highly recommended experience. To find out more click the link and read on:

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Dive Bar Décor

old bottles                 

Celebrating a fifty-year era of Saranac Lake Bottling History. One bottle at a time. To find out more click the link & read on:

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Cedar Log Surgery

cedar log surgery 

Someone cruelly wounded our Bull Rush Bay Cedar Log home! I gave my best effort. To see the results of my “Cedar Log Surgery”, click the link and read on:

Monday, July 10, 2023

Left-Handed Fish


man with fish
 Show of hands- Who’s ready to go fishing? For a tally of how the fish voted, click the link & read on:

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Scarred Cedar Logs

scarred cedar logs

Middle Saranac Lake’s Bull Rush Bay lean-to has been GOUGED! For this Zen boat discovery and photos click the link & read on:

Monday, June 26, 2023

Middle Saranac 1

middle saranac lake lean-to

Three generations ago, there was “Middle Saranac 1.”

A Middle Saranac Lake lean-to look-back collection of memories, artifacts, legends and photos.

For the full story, click the link and read on:



Thursday, June 22, 2023

Menu of memories

saranac lake high school

With high school graduation season now in full swing, another high school year will soon be but memories.  As I leaf back through my high school yearbooks, reflecting, I wonder. “What if I’d truly applied myself and majored in something other than lunch hour?” For a menu of memories, click the link and read on:

Saturday, June 17, 2023

My Dad Knew Smokey Bear

smoky the bear and a man with suit and tie


A Father’s Day tribute, looking back through the eyes of a child. For the full story, click the link & read on:

Sunday, June 4, 2023

Hope Springs Eternal

geese on a foggy pond

“Hope Springs Eternal”

When predators are howling at life’s door and all hope seems lost, mother nature somehow still finds a way. For the full story click the link & read on.


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