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Trying to chop down a tree … with my neck

I went to the Wilderness Education Association annual conference a couple of weeks ago in Asheville, North Carolina. I’ve been involved in the organization for many years, but I hadn’t been to a conference in over a decade. It’s a great organization and the NCCC Wilderness Recreation ...

Refilling and replenishing

I understand that in a family, we all take on specific roles. My husband will remove the garbage while I balance items in an overflowing bin rather than trek the full trash bag outside. My unassigned responsibility is refilling and replenishing: It can be hand soap, toilet paper, paper towels ...

Weeknight meals with ham and winter veggies

It’s February. What’s in season? Ham. Cabbage. Apples. Potatoes. Kale. I still have apples and cabbage from the fall farmers market in my fridge. Although unseasonably warm, it is still winter. We battle cold-weather blues and we crave cozy comfort food. And we want it fast. Ham to the ...

Automatic emergency braking reaches benchmark

All 20 participating automakers have fulfilled a voluntary pledge to equip nearly all the light vehicles they produce for the U.S. market with automatic emergency braking (AEB). Five new manufacturers installed AEB on more than 95% of the light vehicles they produced between Sept. 1, 2022, and ...

Enterprise is 130 years old

Enterprise Publisher/Advertising Manager Catherine Moore and Managing Editor John Penney turned out an incredible newspaper in the summer of 1994. The Enterprise was owned by Ogden Newspapers Inc., and G. Ogden Nutting said, “We are very proud to be the owners of the Adirondack Daily ...

Flipped out

(An explanatory note: In this column I refer to iPhones, but that’s only as an example. I realize there are all sorts of other phones like that — as opposed to flip phones — I just didn’t want to clog up my writing any more than it already is.) In many ways my brother is my polar ...