Adirondack Life

CARL’S AIRPLANE

CARL AND MARY COOPER lived in a very small cabin a stone’s throw from Indian Lake. They were short people, matched like salt and pepper shakers: Mary was the salt, cool and steady; Carl was the pepper, quick to express an opinion, correct an error, make a pronouncement about people and politics. He was also generous with his time and skills, enjoying complicated projects folks suggested, carrying these to polished perfection.

Today we’d call their home a tiny house, with everything in its

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