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Ode to Olcott

Olcott, New York—"The French Riviera of Lake Ontario"—has sunk and rebounded in a way so minor, yet major enough to feel like a triumph.

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On the Ice in a Warming World

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For ice fishermen on northern Michigan’s frozen lakes, it’s easy to feel like climate change is a world away. But it’s only a matter of time before a warming planet transforms the tradition.

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"I heard the dreams of a revisionist age, / the once upon a time / of a land strong in industry."

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