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Forum: Boating Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Descant
At our marina, ducks seem to like some swim...

At our marina, ducks seem to like some swim platforms more than others. Apparently due to height above water. All the boats are backed in. My platform is fairly high, never had a problem. Have to...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Descant
Thirty years a ago I got a 30 ton house jack at...

Thirty years a ago I got a 30 ton house jack at Zyla's and jacked the cabin up 16" and added two cement blocks. Always promised myself we'd "get it done right" the next season. HA!. Still level. ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-06-2022, 05:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,372
Posted By Descant
None of you ever heard of a clothesline to dry...

None of you ever heard of a clothesline to dry wash loads? Kids get one towel for the weekend and when they're not using it. it goes on the porch rail or the clothes line. We always had a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Right! Maybe lease is the wrong word? I'm sure...

Right! Maybe lease is the wrong word? I'm sure if there were an RFP issued, two parties could come up with an imaginative agreement/arrangement. It just takes willing participants. With all due...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2022, 11:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
JeffK makes some good points. You may be right...

JeffK makes some good points. You may be right on different scales, BUT in NH there are examples of government run businesses that are successful. Obvious to most is the state liquor outlets. ...
Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Right. In this thread there are varied...

Right. In this thread there are varied references to the ":Commission" and it is not always clear if the post refers to Gunstock Area Commission, appointed by the delegation (State Reps) or the ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-02-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Descant
I got the same letter. They want to manage my...

I got the same letter. They want to manage my boat slip for me. Giggle. How many of these random letters went out at what cost? At what level of positive response? I will say, I read the letter. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,499
Posted By Descant
You're not worth the time it takes to post...

You're not worth the time it takes to post something offensive. You jerk.

OK?LOL.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-31-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,531
Posted By Descant
Another variation that continues to grow:...

Another variation that continues to grow: Retiremnt communities. As noted by Seaplane Pilot: Initiation fee, annual dues and minimum food and beverage spending. Yes, tghey have other amenities, but...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-30-2022, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Descant
It's OK. She's catch and release.

It's OK. She's catch and release.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-30-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,531
Posted By Descant
It appears that Bald Peak offerings are similar...

It appears that Bald Peak offerings are similar to the One Hundred Club. Golf is an option, not a prerequisite. You don't normally hear much about private clubs because...they are private.
Check...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,499
Posted By Descant
It's not clear which Shaw's we're talking about,...

It's not clear which Shaw's we're talking about, but their (high) pricing seems to be common to all locations. I generally go to Shaw's because I like their deli salads better than Hannaford's and...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-29-2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,531
Posted By Descant
slow ? or leisurely?

I'm not sure what makes service "slow" unless we know it took 30 minutes to take an order and an hour to serve it. Otherwise, one person's slow is just leisurely to the party at the next table. Of...
Forum: Boating 07-28-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 114,598
Posted By Descant
"Insieme" ?

I think you're thinking of the other old boat "Insieme" (Did I spell it right?) 1935 Richardson Cruisabout.
Pix here: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=steven%20dami

Also some pix or the...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-27-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,372
Posted By Descant
I agree with the energy audit as it should give...

I agree with the energy audit as it should give an indication of most bang for the buck on various options, and which items you can do yourself.

How do you heat water? Electric? Get a timer. ...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-27-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Descant
Perhaps the new increased rates will make solar a...

Perhaps the new increased rates will make solar a better buy? What's the cost of solar installation compared to, say, five years ago?
Forum: General Discussion 07-26-2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
WMUR reported at 4:00 pm that resignations were...

WMUR reported at 4:00 pm that resignations were requested from Strang and Ness, who then walked out of the meeting. No indication at that time of a response. It appears from the WMUR vignette that...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-25-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,897
Posted By Descant
Irish Eyes: There's another thread about this,...

Irish Eyes: There's another thread about this, but when you found out they didn't take reservations, with experience in the industry, you should have hung up and moved on to another restaurant.
...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2022, 11:23 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Understood. Maybe some will see that change is...

Understood. Maybe some will see that change is needed? We may find out in just hours. Or, in the September primary. Are any of these delegates opposed?
Forum: Winni Wildlife 07-25-2022, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,411
Posted By Descant
Leave them alone. Next year you'll have lots of...

Leave them alone. Next year you'll have lots of panfish. Or, at least, something for the kids to watch, catch, and release. The fish owned that spot before you did. (Actually, you have never...
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Thanks for the update. Looking forward to a...

Thanks for the update. Looking forward to a report of GAC action tomorrow. Perhaps if the GAC resigns, the delegation can act quickly and rehire lost management, and appoint new GAC. There were...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-25-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,897
Posted By Descant
WOW! Please leaver all that bitterness in MA. NH...

WOW! Please leaver all that bitterness in MA. NH is a happy, tolerant place.
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Yes, plan ahead. A lot of ski passes are sold in...

Yes, plan ahead. A lot of ski passes are sold in the summer and early fall because of deep discounts that disappear as snowfall approaches. Gunstock, and others, are no longer just ski areas. ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Descant
My understanding is that lottery proceeds go into...

My understanding is that lottery proceeds go into the "Education Trust Fund" which is then allocated to school districts based on various criteria such as population with "free and reduced lunch". ...
Forum: General Discussion 07-24-2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 21,985
Posted By Descant
Is this right? The commissioners and management...

Is this right? The commissioners and management team were "forced out" and the area is closed? Now, refunds will be due, and revenues will be lost. Fall season passes will drop off or cease...
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