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Forum: General Discussion 01-17-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Barney Bear
Sail Ho!

The Lake Winnipesaukee Sailing Association is located in Smith Cove in Gilford. We often see the young sailors as they navigate in Smith Cove, Glendale Harbor, and farther out on the Big Lake. ...
Forum: Boating 01-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,996
Posted By Barney Bear
Oops!

Sorry, Rich. My mistake. The station number is included. My ancient eyes missed it. Your system works just fine! 🐻
Forum: Boating 01-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,996
Posted By Barney Bear
Observation and Suggestion

On the Gas Map, The number 4 for Fay's Boat Yard is hidden by the number 12.

Perhaps the gas availability locations could be included on the list of these locations. ⛽️
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By Barney Bear
Smooth Going. ⛸

Years ago, we skated out to our cottage on East Bear Island from Fay's Boat Yard on 10" thick black ice. We were somewhat concerned about taking this trip, but saw a truck on the ice, so off we...
Forum: Boating 12-30-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By Barney Bear
Thar She Blows

Nice to know which way the wind's blowing. Thanks, Don. 🌪
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By Barney Bear
Snow, Snow, Snow!!!

Wonderful to see snowflakes on this great website. A white Christmas greeted us here in southwest Ohio this morning while visiting family and friends during the holidays. Season's Greetings to al!....
Forum: Winni Wildlife 12-12-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,979
Posted By Barney Bear
Come and Get It!

Plenty of wild birds, turkeys, and sguirrels at our feeders here in southern NH. 🦃 🐿 🕊
Forum: Winni Wildlife 12-04-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,794
Posted By Barney Bear
Honk, Honk

Perhaps the fowl ones are Canada geese. 🐻
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 12-02-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,006
Posted By Barney Bear
Yum

One of our favorite restaurants to dine with family and friends. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 11-23-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By Barney Bear
Dog Heaven 😇

Our first Scottish terrier, Peppy, upon hearing the horn of the Sophie C as it passed by, would race to the East Bear Island mail dock for a doggy bone treat from a deck hand on the mail boat. ...
Forum: General Discussion 11-22-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By Barney Bear
Clarification

Age makes some folks less hardy, so they must depend on others to help accomplish chores which they used to do. We plan to continue to be active islanders on East Bear Island as long as possible. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,600
Posted By Barney Bear
Age Thing

Must be why we are receiving so many of these calls. We have caller ID. If we do not know who is calling, we do not answer. We check for voice mail messages regularly. ⏳
Forum: General Discussion 11-16-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,614
Posted By Barney Bear
Around We Go 🚐

While taking guests on an auto tour around our wonderful lake, we visited Lees Pond for the first time, after a stop at Lees Mill. What a beautiful, serene area! Our next stop was at the Country...
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,693
Posted By Barney Bear
Sunny Side Down

The seasonal 4'x40' wood dock mentioned in Item #39 above was turned bottom side up by the large waves in last week's storm. Today, in southern NH, we lost power for three hours. In an e-mail,...
Forum: General Discussion 11-08-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By Barney Bear
Popular Islands

Most of the islands are unbridged. Your realtor should be able to provide the information you are seeking. I am surprised that there are many empty lots available on Bear Island. Recently, a large...
Forum: General Discussion 11-07-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,281
Posted By Barney Bear
Bear News

Included in the photos in the Concord Monitor article, is a pic of one of the Island Service Company's large barges. Another is the white fishing boat belonging to an East Bear Island neighbor. ...
Forum: Site Support Forum 11-04-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,683
Posted By Barney Bear
Join Date Determination

Question for webmaster Don: How is the date listed for joining this very informative Web site determined?

I have been viewing and contributing messages to this forum for several years before the...
Forum: General Discussion 11-04-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By Barney Bear
Up, Up, and Away

Perhaps the higher water level helped the huge wind-driven waves to move our seasonal wood dock north, stopping against our larger permanent dock at East Bear Island. 🌊
Forum: General Discussion 11-03-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By Barney Bear
Look Before You Leap

Suggest you follow the suggestion made in the above Item #4 above by Bear Guy. Many pros and cons are presented in various threads. We jumped into this special way of life fifty years ago, when our...
Forum: General Discussion 11-02-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,939
Posted By Barney Bear
Former Hardy Islander

It also helps to have a great contractor and next generation family and friends who 💕 the island and island living. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 11-01-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,693
Posted By Barney Bear
Gone With The Wind

Our contractor called Monday morning to advise that our small seasonal dock was destroyed and was blown against our permanent main dock, and several trees have been partially uprooted and are leaning...
Forum: General Discussion 10-15-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,921
Posted By Barney Bear
Aqua Toast

Last Sunday, the water temperature at East Bear Island was sixty-six degrees. Very nice! 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,724
Posted By Barney Bear
MetroCast Seasonal Service

Called MetroCast today to put my "bundle" service in it's seasonal mode for six months. Cost is $21.11 per month. The lady at MetroCast with whom I spoke was very pleasant. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,355
Posted By Barney Bear
Up, Up, and Away 🇺🇸

A pair of C-130's flew north up the Broads just before noon today. Great sight! 🐻
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 10-11-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,203
Posted By Barney Bear
Craving to Return

We took our guests to Kitchen Cravings for brunch yesterday. The excellent quality dining experience continues with the new ownership. Our friends look forward to returning. 🍳
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