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Entries from January 29th, 2007

Orthodox Jews Demand Adirondack Cell Coverage

January 29th, 2007 · 5 Comments · News

Update 2/16/07: Our most recent accident on the Northway occurred on Wednesday, February 14th during the height of the largest storm of the year. This was well predicted. Again, the lack of cell phone coverage is being blamed for this death.

A recent accident on the Northway has the Orthodox Jewish community in an uproar. Many don’t know it, but there is a huge amount of traffic between the NY metro area and orthodox communities in Quebec. Check out some of these comments:

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Adirondack Snow Conditions and Resources

January 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Adirondack Life

At this time of year, inquiries about snow are not uncommon. Here are some tools we use at The Center to quickly assess the current situation as it relates to cold, white stuff. Check these hourly and you too can be an expert on Adirondack snow conditions.

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Chopping some Adirondack Wood

January 26th, 2007 · No Comments · Miscellania

I’m not a huge fan of “literature”, but I do appreciate some good spoken word…here’s an excerpt:

I fall asleep in a weathered Adirondack
to awake and there find a leaf
has fallen into my lap.
Yes, on this spinning clod of earth,
once again, decay has found me.
Oh, not that I’ve been
running from decadence mind you.
Not that I’m running towards it either.
I know my place in the scheme of
all things entropy.

So you grab your axe and
proceed to whack at your wood.
A hard job, but
somebody’s got to do it.
Couple of hours later,
it’s finally down and
with a mighty shout of “Timber!”
it’s safe to be seen in public again.

via Sub Ontic

Note: Not as good as a “Melious”, but entertaining nonetheless.