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Ice magic
Column
January 28, 2016

Ice magic

illustration for this column was drawn by Adelaide Tyrol

By Laurie Morrissey

Last night, the floodlights were on at my favorite skating lake. Several children wearing plastic skates and shiny helmets were gliding on the ice, shepherded by young parents. A father pulled…

The Outside Story: October showers
Looking Back
October 16, 2015

The Outside Story: October showers

By Laurie Morrissey

We call them shooting stars, and they never fail to make us catch our breath in surprise and wonder. But they’re not stars at all. Those bright, brief streaks across the night sky are meteors. Clear skies permitting, the next few months…