Adirondack Sketches: Saturday, August 23, 1997
At the Hardware Store
Two rock-jawed old men:
“You don’t want a gallon of that.”
“Bad for you.”
“Yes. It causes work.”
Most summers, I return to the Adirondacks. I go as a working guest. For pay, for play, I have a hard time telling the difference. You don't get to choose what you love. Somehow, the Adirondacks chose me.
Over the years, I've jotted sketches. I'll publish a few of them here over the next few days…