Monthly Archives: August 2016

Guideboat Paddle Demo at the Adirondack Museum

The Adirondack Museum asked me to be an Artisan-in Residence to demonstrate making guideboat paddles.  So from Wednesday through Saturday of this week (August 22nd) I have been at the Marion River Pavilion at the Museum in Blue Mountain, NY. … Continue reading

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Visit by John Homer

John Homer commented on the beautiful straps that were on my latest guideboat.  Indeed, when I looked at all the guideboats on exhibit at the Adirondack Museum I could find none that came even close to them in attractiveness.  Below … Continue reading

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The Loon Census

Every summer the Northeast US states of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine take a census of the loons on their lakes.  It is always done on the same day and at the same time.  This year it was … Continue reading

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The beavers return!

Last fall I reported on how beavers had set up shop in a bank under a tree next to our dock.  That was not a problem until they started winter preparations by bringing in saplings and brush to feed on … Continue reading

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