Willem Lange

A building and remodeling contractor living on a dead-end dirt road in Etna New Hampshire, Willem Lange writes a weekly column for several New England newspapers, is a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio, a charter member of the Geriatric Adventure Society, and also the author of Tales From the Edge of the Woods, and Okay, Let's Try It Again.

Fifteen pithy, humorous, and heartwarming autobiographical pieces describe either trips Willem Lange has taken—to Alaska, France, Texas, and elsewhere—or,...