April 2017

Working With Wood

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper (Photos courtesy Eisenmann Woodworking) When you talk with master woodworker Phil Eisenmann, the word “custom” comes up a lot. Once you see a few of the pieces Phil creates at his studio in Gilmanton, NH, you can understand why the word “custom” is used with such frequency. The furniture and other items […]

Day Tripping to the LRAA Art Gallery

by The Laker

By Kathi Caldwell-Hopper “Birds of a feather flock together.” — Old English Proverb   We’ve all heard the old saying about birds flocking together and we all recognize it is a bit overused. However, now and then the phrase can perfectly describe a group of people or a situation that sees like-minded people joining together. I […]

NC-4735: A Bob Fogg U.S. Air Mail Mystery

by The Laker

Story and photo by Barbara Neville Wilson For years we displayed the wooden, silver-painted plane atop a wardrobe in our bedroom. I rarely thought about it, really only when dust bunnies dripped from its wings. Since we’ve moved, though, it’s on a corner shelf I pass daily. It plagues me every time I see it. […]

Gift Certificate Gala to Benefit Children’s Auction

by The Laker

(photo of Annalee Doll, one of the many prizes that will be featured at the event) The public is invited to Gift Certificate Gala on Sunday, May 7 beginning at 3 pm at Patrick’s Pub in Gilford. Lucky game winners will be awarded prize packages with a total value of over $2,000. A $1 donation […]

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