Month: December 2020

The Tale of a Paw

Our family at Brant Lake lives in the era of Moses the Pit bull but before Moses there was Coco, a dog who brought diversity to the Adirondacks. Although our family investigated her DNA we cannot be certain of her origins. The test results suggested she was a composite of Doberman, Shepherd, Shar Pei, Chow…

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The Levels of Life

On a beautiful autumn day we decided to hike one of the trails branching off from the Ausable Club in Saint Hubert’s, south of Lake Placid. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote the area around the Ausable Club and the Adirondack high peaks was “where all the sacred mountains drew around us.” The dirt road from the…

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