From the Deck
Seasonal Transitions: Hanging on to the last vestiges of summer.
Letters from Cabin Life, Cabin Living readers.
Questions & Answers
Garage of Dreams: If you build it, stuff will come.
Uber Gear: High-tech trail gear to fit any level of obsession.
Busy Beavers: They're preparing for winter while you're still playing in the water.
A Moveable Feast
Haute Dish: These aren't your grandmother's casseroles.
Slather, Smear, Sizzle and Sear: The Grill Master has the last word on the perfect steak.
Sports & Recreation
Under Wraps: How to protect your boat from weather, critters and grime.
Fun & Games
Pressed for Time: A leaf press preserves memories as well as autumn's colors.
Gunflint Trail, Minnesota: Rugged country is a naturalist's delight.
Fox Hunting: What happens when a satellite dish ignores the World Series?
On the Fly
For a small group of cabin owners, getting there is half the fun. Landlubber Spencer Foxworth discovers what floatplane pilots already know: Turbulence is fun.
Winter's Least Wanted
Cold weather, animals, vandals and thieves can damage your cabin when you're not there. Whether you're a seasonal resident or a winter weekender, cottage owner Diane Forrest has some advice on how you can thwart winter's invaders.
At Thousand Island Park, N.Y., closing up is done on a big scale. Summer resident Nancy Cain gets swept up by the rituals that mark the end of another season.
There's no better time than autumn, alone, in a cabin deep in the woods. The fall that Laura Saari stayed later, she found herself with sharpened senses and more attuned to nature's rhythms.
Tell Me A Scary Story
An introduction to the art of by-the-seat-of-your-pants storytelling. The plot, characters and story ideas abound wherever you look, says master storyteller Andrew Nygren.
I Am A Duck
It was ignorance that landed Art Jones a place among the Mallard and Muscovy Tribes. Unaware of The Ways of Duck, he was seduced by a tiny, shivering, yellow ball of fluff he found one morning outside the back door.
Touches of Luxury
It doesn't take a fortune to create a luxurious atmosphere. When all is said and done, the specs are not nearly as important as the ambiance you create at your cabin.
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