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Horses Please Stay Out

Horses can’t read! Or perhaps they simply refuse to follow directions. At the north end of Brant Lake a dirt road leads to the barns of Point O’Pines riding stables. On a normal day, beyond a canopy of maple trees, horses frolic in the fields, waiting to be ridden by campers. Ponies, palominos, colts, geldings…

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Oh, Buoy!

THE FINAL SEGMENT OF THE MYSTERY THRILLER , THE LOON IN THE MILL POND I did not intend to write another chapter in the captivating mystery of the loon in the Mill Pond. However, new facts have surfaced in this hair-raising or, wing-raising, story of the loon, recently named Kevin, that landed in the Mill…

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Beware of the Second Bite

Some fish never learn. Ben, age 10, dipped into his third bucket of worms, and, while experienced fishermen, trolling offshore, cast in vain, Ben dropped his rod off the edge of the dock and reeled in fish although they were only 6″ long. Unlike the fishermen in boats with fish finders and sophisticated rigs from…

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A Loon Marooned

So! He’s still there. Or maybe he’s a she. Whatever, it’s still there. In the Mill Pond. For those of you who are familiar with last weeks blog you may remember the loon that landed in the Mill Pond in search of a mate, believing that a decoy was the real thing. Well, by now…

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LoonMatch.com

Slightly north of the town of Brant Lake the lake narrows before flowing into the Mill Pond. The pond is a tiny body of water where tiny children stand on the shore and fish for tiny fish. Bordering the pond, Doug’s auto repair shop collects old wrecks, Roger, of Daby’s General store fame, has opened…

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Mustard Over America: A Baseball Odyssey

    July 4th, 2016. A retrospective. Who would choose to attend a Yankee – Red Sox baseball game rather than an action packed competition between the Glens Falls Dragons and the Amsterdam Mohawks of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League? Certainly not me. Ortiz, Texeira, Sabathia pale in significance to Kintzer, Hooper, Miranda and…