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Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 10-07-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,705
Posted By lanceman
Donaldson's "History of the Adirondacks" has a...

Donaldson's "History of the Adirondacks" has a chapter that discusses Alvah Dunning.
There is a story about a large gold pocket watch he lost while fishing in Eighth Lake. That might be the only...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-12-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,397
Posted By lanceman
Could this possibly be the location of the home...

Could this possibly be the location of the home of Senator Orville H. Platt? I think I remember reading about this in "An Adirondack Passage: The Cruise of the Canoe Sairy Gamp".
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-04-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,314
Posted By lanceman
The climate projections are entirely based on the...

The climate projections are entirely based on the climate models. Because there remains significant gaps in our understanding of all the factors that influence climate, the models are "tuned" to...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 10-14-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,158
Posted By lanceman
2016 Calender

Is a 2016 calendar planned?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-30-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,314
Posted By lanceman
Funny you should say that. I think it was at the...

Funny you should say that. I think it was at the Adirondack Museum last week where I talked to a guy that mentioned how he had made two canoes into a catamaran.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 09-29-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 48,172
Posted By lanceman
Same thing happened to me Sunday on Rt. 28 by...

Same thing happened to me Sunday on Rt. 28 by Bald Mountain Colony. The bear tried to cross the road but retreated due to traffic. I pulled over to a safe spot but I was too slow to get a pic.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-11-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,238
Posted By lanceman
Carl - I responded to your private message before...

Carl - I responded to your private message before I saw your post. I am trying to remember the name of the square dance club my parents belonged to. It was based in Clinton, NY.

I am pleasantly...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation 10-07-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,726
Posted By lanceman
We need an 18-month year!

We need an 18-month year!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,238
Posted By lanceman
The Boys Club of Utica used to operate a camp...

The Boys Club of Utica used to operate a camp there. My parents were active in square dancing and one of the square dance clubs they belonged to used to rent it out on Memorial Day and Labor Day...
Forum: Other Places 06-26-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,447
Posted By lanceman
Better discuss with wife first!

Better discuss with wife first!
Forum: Trip Reports 06-16-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,406
Posted By lanceman
Are the flying creatures in the 9th picture birds...

Are the flying creatures in the 9th picture birds in the distance or bugs up close?
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-26-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
My points are that 1) Everything is...

My points are that 1) Everything is subsidized/penalized. It's often difficult to tell whether something is getting a net penalty or subsidy. 2) If we are going to subsidize something, I'd rather...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-25-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
Given that our government directly spends about a...

Given that our government directly spends about a quarter of this nation's wealth and heavily regulates the rest, it is impossible for any government action to avoid subsidizing or penalizing any...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-25-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
Nobody was killed by radiation at Three Mile...

Nobody was killed by radiation at Three Mile Island. Estimates I have heard are that about 200 deaths could result from Fukushima. Meanwhile, 20,000 died from the Tsunami itself. Why didn't the...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-24-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
I was wondering that myself. All I have seen is...

I was wondering that myself. All I have seen is that they produce CO2 which is going to give the intended audience heartburn. And they are already unhappy about the fracking that will be required to...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-24-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
This system requires that wind energy be...

This system requires that wind energy be converted to electricity (conversion loss) which is used to run a motor (conversion loss) to drive a pump (friction loss) to pump water through pipes...
Forum: Environmental Issues 05-18-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,839
Posted By lanceman
Two Types of Efficiency

There are two types of efficiency. Thermodynamic efficiency measures the "operational" efficiency of a particular energy transformation process. Essentially it is energy out per energy used while the...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-21-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,545
Posted By lanceman
Baking "tube stuff" bread

I'll vouch for this. Tonight I was just experimenting. What I did was take Pillsbury Crescent rolls from the tube and wrapped them around a shish-kabob stick. I soaked the stick in water first to...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 08-24-2012, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,122
Posted By lanceman
Do they offer a "Faustian" bargain rate during...

Do they offer a "Faustian" bargain rate during the week?

Couldn't resist.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-04-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,055
Posted By lanceman
Do they have a web site?

Do they have a web site?
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