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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-31-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,070
Posted By mphilli2
Wilderness, thanks for the suggestion. Warlock,...

Wilderness, thanks for the suggestion. Warlock, thanks for the update.

I will probably buy an Impulse. Might sell my Keewaydin tandem or give it to my son, since it so seldom gets used any...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-31-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,069
Posted By mphilli2
Sexual Harassment in the North Country

This article (Notre Dame Magazine) is by a young woman who is learning to speak up when sexually harassed. She worked in a corner store in northern New York (in the Adirondacks, I gather)--though of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-22-2019, 09:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,630
Posted By mphilli2
Float Plane Trips (article)

I'm not happy with some of this article (New York Times Magazine) but the photos of the Adirondacks are lovely:
...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-04-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,521
Posted By mphilli2
My maternal grandparents had a small western New...

My maternal grandparents had a small western New York farm between Tonawanda Creek on one side and a swamp on the opposite and of course the mosquitoes were bad all summer. She kept a large...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-29-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,521
Posted By mphilli2
Back from another week in the central...

Back from another week in the central Adirondacks. Black flies scarce, mosquitos moderately thick in the evenings. The no-see-ums were quite thick on some days, giving me motivation to get up at 5...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,070
Posted By mphilli2
Bob, thanks for the suggestions on installing a...

Bob, thanks for the suggestions on installing a new seat.

Turtle, your recommendation of Impulse is much appreciated, as you've paddled many different canoes never the years.

Warlock,...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-14-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,070
Posted By mphilli2
Hornbeck seating

Have owned a Hornbeck Lost Pond 10.5 for over decade, and am thinking about buying a Hornbeck Classic 13. I've heard the seating has been redesigned and is now more comfortable. I'm ok with the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-05-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,521
Posted By mphilli2
Back from spending a week mostly between Blue Mt...

Back from spending a week mostly between Blue Mt Lake and Long Lake. Black flies thick except on colder days. Not many mosquitoes yet, but with all the rain, many will be about before long. Took a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-10-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,472
Posted By mphilli2
Cederlands (sold)

http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/news/local-news/2019/05/4000-plus-acre-boy-scout-reservation-set-to-be-sold/
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-28-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,502
Posted By mphilli2
Have owned a Hornbeck 10.5 kevlar for around ten...

Have owned a Hornbeck 10.5 kevlar for around ten years. Great for carries & loading/unloading. Has done well in waves & wind. Faster than you might think and by packing light I've carried enough...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 03-16-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,297
Posted By mphilli2
Forest History Society

No doubt some of you are familiar with this organization, but I hadn't heard of it until recently. Anyhow, the Forest History Society has a good data base for public use:

https://foresthistory.org
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,526
Posted By mphilli2
Wait! it is me! Written in 2008! I missed...

Wait! it is me! Written in 2008! I missed that.

Can I disown my former self?

Anyhow, I ended up buying a Hornbeck that same year, and am glad I did.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-01-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,526
Posted By mphilli2
Either there are two mphilli2 users, or someone...

Either there are two mphilli2 users, or someone is using my user name. I did not post this question.
--The Real mphilli2 (I think)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,461
Posted By mphilli2
I used to have a pack that the canoe could be...

I used to have a pack that the canoe could be bolted to for an easy carry, but it was a pain carrying where there was low overhead growth, and there was no way to toss the canoe aside during a slip...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-19-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,413
Posted By mphilli2
47,000 Ticks on a Moose

Article about ticks & moose:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/18/climate/moose-ticks.html?action=click&module=Discovery&pgtype=Homepage
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-13-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,984
Posted By mphilli2
In addition to their insult to the land and...

In addition to their insult to the land and fellow campers, slob campers of course train bears to be "nuisance" creatures that might need to be "euthanized."

My son lives in Jackson, WY, and...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 10-10-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,664
Posted By mphilli2
A few weeks ago a bull moose crossed 10 yards or...

A few weeks ago a bull moose crossed 10 yards or so in front of me on Rt 28 when I was going 55 mph (well, maybe 60). Beautiful creatures, but that was too close a call for my liking.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-18-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,828
Posted By mphilli2
Have caught lots of bass there (in shallower...

Have caught lots of bass there (in shallower portions) during June canoe/camping trips. Beautiful lake. Have never been there later in season, but met a guy who said he does well with trout in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-15-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,042
Posted By mphilli2
Bryson on bear attacks

https://lithub.com/a-walk-in-the-woods/
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 03-18-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,903
Posted By mphilli2
The "rewilding" of carnivores

Not specific to the Adirondacks, but here is the link to an article (NY Times) about the "rewilding" of wolves and other carnivores. Effects, where it can succeed, where not.

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