Hard to believe it’s been two years since the highways and woods in the North Country were swarming with armed lawmen and armed citizens. The quarry were two escapees from the state prison in Dannemora. Brian Mann has an interesting take-away from the aftermath of the incident. You can read it at Adirondack Almanac I’m not sure which is worse: the actual escape and all the ins and outs surrounding it, or the number of people/entities that sought to make a profit from it. I enjoy a well-written “true crime” story, but prefer they contain more fact than fiction. “Creative license” is one thing; outlandish melodrama for the sake of profit is another.
The man accused of stealing a section of our orange snow fence has plead guilty to two misdemeanors. He will have to pay almost $1,200 in fines, plus restitution.
One good thing has resulted from all this bruhaha. The Village board, our police and the local snowmobilers’ club are now working together for solutions to educate sledders about Village laws relating to them. It will be interesting to see how it plays out next winter.
I keep track of important information about novels I read on 3 x 5 cards, which double as bookmarks. On one side of each card, I write the title, author, publisher, copyright date, number of pages/chapters and the type of novel. On the … [Continue reading]
There is life “offline,” so I thought it would be nice to share some ideas for personal promotion. The foundation of your fan or readership base already includes your family, friends, along with your business and social contacts. You can … [Continue reading]