In Old Forge, on the Adirondack Mountains' wild and beautiful western side, the Pointed Pine Quilters have been getting together to make magic from fabric---and thread---since the midpoint of the twentieth century. Today's group meets weekly at the Old Forge Public Library. Upstairs in a room devoted to their art and craft, the quilters enjoy the pleasures of friendship while piecing and stitching to raise funds for charity.
Check out author Ed Kanze's latest book Adirondack: Life and Wildlife in the Wild, Wild East. The Wall Street Journal says, “Mr. Kanze’s way of circling back on himself, wondering if he is crazy to try to live in this place in this way, is oddly reassuring … We root for the Kanzes when freezing trees crack like rifle shots all night long, when hard frosts in July and August turn their carefully tended tomato plants to sad mush. We wonder how and why they do it, even as we wonder why we do what we do and live where we live. And we are comforted, knowing such brave and capable people wonder too.” Learn more by clicking here.
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