Doug Moody

Meet the fishin’ musician from Providence

by Elizabeth Folwell

“When I was three we went camping in Raquette Lake and Long Lake,” says Doug Moody, who lives in the town of Providence, east of Great Sacandaga Lake. “I saw my first bear and I was so enthralled, I’ve had an interest in this place ever since. My uncle lived on the Raquette River in South Colton, and I learned to fly-fish there.” read more


Paradox House

Rescuing a century-old landmark

by Niki Kourofsky

In the dark days after the stock market crash of 1929, a stranger knocked on the door of an Italianate-style farmhouse standing near the shores of Paradox Lake, in the hamlet of Severance. The man explained to the housewife at the door, Pauline Clark, that he needed a place to stay—though, according to Clark family lore, he was really looking for a quiet spot to end his ruined life. read more


Archived Articles

June 2015   Doug Moody Meet the fishin’ musician from Providence
June 2015   Paradox House Rescuing a century-old landmark
June 1988   Rights of Passage The curious and convoluted story of how our great open canoe routes became posted preserves
April 2006   Meow Mix A biologist investigates the catalog of elusive Adirondack wild felines
  Motion Pictures A time-lapse tutorial
October 1990   Upstairs/Downstairs at Sagamore The millionaire's son and the caretaker's daughter shared a Great Camp childhood
February 2015   Gold under the Ice Anglers and diners find wild treasure in a little Lake Champlain fish
April 2004   The Baby Farm Labor days at a Port Henry landmark
December 1996   Ghost Stories Remembering lost Adirondack ski areas
  Adirondack Life editors’ must-read picks from 2014
2014 Annual Guide   A Place in Time A journey back in to Lake Colden
October 2014   Summer of ’38 An Adirondack adventure of a lifetime
October 2014   Ring of Fire
December 2001   The 46 Blitz Thirty-five years ago, a quartet of college kids attempted to bag the biggest peaks in one arduous winter outing
December 2003   Adaptive Reuse A Manhattan author's second act in the North Country
At Home in the Adirondacks 2012   The Illusionist Georgeanne Gaffney transforms the ordinary
February 2010   Fast Times at Whitehall High On the track with the country's only public school bobsled team
December 2005   The Giving Tree In praise of the benevolent yellow birch
At Home in the Adirondacks 2012   The Natural Choice Why bark's the best camp cover-up
At Home in the Adirondacks 2014   House of Style For decades taste-maker Ralph Kylloe has helped define Adirondack rustic
August 2013   Blais of Glory Lake George village's mayor has led his community for 42 years. He talks about the past, present and future of this quintessential vacationland
October 2013   Career Development Are you as hopeful as a fifth grader?
February 2013   The Dark Side A guide to the season's most abundant resource
August 2013   Keeping Time Life slows when focus goes beyond the familiar
October 1987   The Man Who Would Be King Roger Jakubowski's dream of an Adirondack empire
February 2002   Leaving Church Adirondack Life says goodbye to its longtime home
At Home in the Adirondacks 2014   Senior Class Transforming Willsboro's old school
December 2014   Lofty Consideration Grace Peak and the politics of naming mountains
December 2014   Change on the Range The uncertain future of a Vermontville family farm
June 2004   Drag King Don DeZalia's lifelong need for speed