August 2019 Articles in this Issue The Long View Ben Gocker Growing up among the woods and waters of Long Lake, the Hosley brothers’ heads always swirled with notions of worldly... Read More Planes and Pancakes Jennifer Dorr-Moon Most summer mornings on Piseco Lake, you’ll hear only natural sounds: lapping waves, twittering birds, the occasional... Read More Birding with Teddy Roosevelt Jaime Fuller The hermit thrush is a compact bird, a snowball with big eyes topped with feathers the color of sugar-maple bark dapp... Read More Kindervolk Lisa Bramen The keg had been tapped, the morning’s firewood–stacking conga line completed, and the day’s festivities were well un... Read More Adi-rookie Nancy Davis Kho I admit it was a bit of an ambush. “Make a loon call,” I commanded my friend Maria, shoving my phone up to her mouth ... Read More Behind the Music Annie Stoltie Recently, a historian friend known for sleuthing regional nuggets found the album Old Time and Jugband Music by a gr... Read More Olympic Flames? Alison Haas It is early in the morning, a day after the Notre-Dame fire in Paris, and I can’t sleep. I can’t stop thinking about ... Read More Chagall in Cranberry Lake Lisa Bramen Reviled as a “degenerate” by the Nazis, celebrated by the Paris art world and investigated for suspected Communist ti... Read More Sheltered Past James H. S. McGregor In 1869, four years after the end of the Civil War, hundreds of men and women from Boston and New York headed to the ... Read More Close Encounters of the Lean-to Kind Adirondack Life My father loved fishing and would go anywhere, by any means, to fish in new places. My mother, not so much. Many year... Read More On Newsstands Now December 2023 Sleigh rides, sipping whiskey in a speakeasy and more cold-weather fun at Lake Clear Lodge, plus park-inspired gifts, the North Country’s nuclear past and a sneak peek at a park-based novel from a bestselling author. Adirondack Life Magazine Subscribe Today! Latest Articles Lake Clear Lodge’s Winter Wonderland By Adirondack Life Staying Grounded: The Ecological and Emotional Benefits of Green Burial By Bill McKibben Woodsy Chic: Adirondack-Inspired Gifts By Adirondack Life The Wigwam By John McMahon The Next Generation’s Take on the Adirondacks By Adirondack Life Regional Reads 2023 By Niki Kourofsky Masterpiece Theater: Rustic Furniture All-Stars By Annie Stoltie Search Search for: Follow Us FollowFollow Adirondack Life Store for calendars, apparel, maps and more!