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Forum: General Discussion 07-23-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,426
Posted By jeffk
They can easily open the Lakeport dam further....

They can easily open the Lakeport dam further. It's at a minimal 250 CFS right now. I think wide open is ~1900 CFS and that drops the lake level about an inch per day, excluding additional rain.
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Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,340
Posted By jeffk
Interesting article. I would point out...

Interesting article.

I would point out that, like the people in this article, many people have been stressed out either by COVID issues, resulting short staffing, or by the nature of their jobs...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,210
Posted By jeffk
And yet, real estate prices are in the...

And yet, real estate prices are in the stratosphere, and supply is almost nonexistant. Houses are put up for sale with insane markups and snapped up in a day.

I would agree that at some point a...
Forum: Boat Repairs & Maintenance 06-17-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By jeffk
I started out with a bow and cockpit cover and...

I started out with a bow and cockpit cover and changed for one reason. The sun beating down on the top edges of the boat, where the cover didn't protect, caused the fiberglass to go chalky and I had...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-20-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,600
Posted By jeffk
You could probably get a company to come in and...

You could probably get a company to come in and do it on the cheap and in a few years you would notice the pavement is starting to wave and crack because the base soil work wasn't done right. Also...
Forum: Boating 05-18-2021, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,624
Posted By jeffk
Since boats in NH are not Titled, the...

Since boats in NH are not Titled, the registration process carries less "weight" so I would think that a local business could handle it with the proper sales documentation. If someplace does...
Forum: Weather 05-18-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By jeffk
Actually, I'm surprised it's as good as it is...

Actually, I'm surprised it's as good as it is considering how dry it was last Fall. If memory serves, the southern part of the state was VERY dry, moderate to severe drought. Now it is just...
Forum: Boating 05-16-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,624
Posted By jeffk
Like last year, I did mine at Heath's Hardware. 5...

Like last year, I did mine at Heath's Hardware. 5 minutes. It takes the unpredictable, poor performing Post Office out of the loop.
Forum: General Discussion 05-15-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,340
Posted By jeffk
Unions HAD a great purpose when they started....

Unions HAD a great purpose when they started. Conditions were bad and wages abusive. For the most part, that is no longer true. Most issues unions were created to address have been enshrined in law...
Forum: General Discussion 05-14-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,340
Posted By jeffk
I'm not an economics guy either but : "why...

I'm not an economics guy either but :

"why is it that worker pay and benefit questions always result in "costs of products will skyrocket"" is NOT true if the individual workers EARN their pay and...
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,709
Posted By jeffk
I knew the NH deadline had NOT been extended...

I knew the NH deadline had NOT been extended because I checked. However, I had a federal refund so filed early. When I got the refund, I decided to pay NH taxes owed with part of the refund. It felt...
Forum: Marketplace 05-13-2021, 06:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,535
Posted By jeffk
Assessor's office "Just Market Value" is...

Assessor's office "Just Market Value" is $275,010.

I can't see a justification for a $750,000 price unless someone as clueless as she may be likes the house. Stanger things have happened.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,848
Posted By jeffk
YES! Drive to improve and doing the work required...

YES! Drive to improve and doing the work required to do so can be MORE important than educational level.
Forum: General Discussion 05-13-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,848
Posted By jeffk
You may "take home more money" but over time it...

You may "take home more money" but over time it will buy less because other people have the same idea that you do, wanting more pay without providing more value. Their increase in wages makes the...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 05-08-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 872
Posted By jeffk
Their Facebook page said they were looking for a...

Their Facebook page said they were looking for a new manager on March 14th.

Yelp says they plan to reopen on May 28th.

They may have dropped their website to cut expenses or because they didn't...
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,589
Posted By jeffk
While I appreciate the sentiment, all history has...

While I appreciate the sentiment, all history has a beginning. Our grandkids, at our age, will reflect back fondly at cruises on the "Spirit".
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,848
Posted By jeffk
We got rid of welfare and since then people have...

We got rid of welfare and since then people have been working hard to reinstate it in different ways; SSI payments for example.

The above bill would allow someone to work briefly, quit, and let...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,589
Posted By jeffk
Thanks for the links. I went to the exact...

Thanks for the links.

I went to the exact same link yesterday and got junk. Clicked on the links in the original post and got junk. Typed in cruisenh.com and got junk.

Today it all works...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 27,340
Posted By jeffk
I get a chuckle over those that think a business...

I get a chuckle over those that think a business can pay wages as demanded, no matter what they are.

In some areas, like around Winnipesaukee, there are simply not enough workers in the area to...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,848
Posted By jeffk
Overall I agree that a national minimum wage is...

Overall I agree that a national minimum wage is useless. However, I would argue that even within NH it simply doesn't work. The cost of living in southern parts of the state vs. costs in rural areas...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,589
Posted By jeffk
I try to go to the cruisenh.com website and I end...

I try to go to the cruisenh.com website and I end up at a place that looks like a search engine for discount cruises of different types. Searching for Mount Washington gives me no useful results.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,426
Posted By jeffk
At 600 cfs, it will take over 3 days to lower the...

At 600 cfs, it will take over 3 days to lower the lake level 1 inch. It's not like the lake level is going to plummet. More rain is in the forecast. The dam operators are doing their job to maintain...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 05-03-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,717
Posted By jeffk
Had one at our feeder in Center Harbor today.

Had one at our feeder in Center Harbor today.
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,589
Posted By jeffk
It's hilarious that the woman thought that...

It's hilarious that the woman thought that Winnipesaukee was a "Disneyland Park" for her entertainment and that the Sophie C was essentially an amusement ride. :laugh::laugh::laugh:
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,426
Posted By jeffk
According to the Weirs gauge (link...

According to the Weirs gauge (link (https://www4.des.state.nh.us/rti_data/WEIN3_TABLE.HTML)) at midnight last night, the Lake is at 504.26, .72 inch from full. With the runoff from the last few days...
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