MARTHA SEZ: Where has the summer gone?
August 30, 2013 Lord Rameses of Egypt sighed Because a summer evening passed; And little Ariadne cried That summer fancy fell at last To dust; and young Verona died When beauty's hour was overcast. more »»
WORLD FOCUS: The Romanov dynasty
August 30, 2013 It seems that once your name becomes known on the Internet, strange things happen. Apparently, as a result of having excerpts from my Lake Placid News and Virginia Gazette columns that deal with . more »»
NAJ: Museum: mystery lovers wanted
July 19, 2013 “The outcome was a little surprising,” said Marty Kirschenbaum, who had come to the Lake Placid North Elba Historical Museum to have an object appraised by Ted Comstock during their Heritage Day... more »»
MARTHA SEZ: Summer: it really bugs me
July 19, 2013 Summer is here: I just saw my first earwig of the season. How adorable! It was on my kitchen sink. The earwigs are swarming up out of their underground lairs. They needn't bother on my accoun. more »»
WORLD FOCUS: The printed word
July 19, 2013 Significantly, in an age of instant communications and the deluge of news as well as commentary available online, the printed word appearing in reputable newspapers or magazines remains the “coin of... more »»
Angling adventures — by boat, raft, etc.
May 30, 2013 Over the years, I’ve utilized a wide variety of vessels to access waters where trout can be found. I’ve paddled all sorts of canoes and rowed a variety of guideboats, johnboats and skiffs. more »»
ON THE SCENE: John Brown 2013
May 23, 2013 “This man John Brown is real,” said the comedian and social critic Dick Gregory addressing the nearly 300 people attending John Brown Day 2013 commemoration held at the State Historic Site on... more »»