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Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,520
Posted By coltgov101
Memories

As a youngster we used to swim down to the end of sachem cove. The water was deep and we were all proud that we were such good swimmers. One area was a little rocky and had water lilies all around. ...
Forum: Boating 12-07-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By coltgov101
Tubing?

Wow, hearty souls. We used to water ski with wet suits up until October. Used to get a feeling of owning the lake. Some early mornings the water was just as smooth as glass. Good old memories for me.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 10-24-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,999
Posted By coltgov101
Antifreeze

My dad and I used to pour molasses in all the traps after emptying all the water lines. Seemed to work well .
Forum: Diving Winnipesaukee 10-09-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By coltgov101
Motor

Looks like an old Merc. To me.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
Posted By coltgov101
Smile Kind of interesting to me

I remember that place well. Those type of stores all had there own personalities. Each one , interesting on its own. Much different than today's mega stores. Nice to see that piece of history, thanks.
Forum: Boating 08-03-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,487
Posted By coltgov101
Kind of interesting to me

Growing up on the lake in the fifties and early sixties I never saw a M.P. boat! Was on the water every day, weather permitting, all summer long. How different today.
Forum: Boating 07-31-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,881
Posted By coltgov101
Life jackets

During my many summers at the lake boats with upholstery had seat cushions that had shoulder straps so they could double as life jackets. Are these things still around or are they no longer...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,584
Posted By coltgov101
To carry

I for one am glad there are armed citizens out there ready to protect me and mine if the occasion arises. There is an old saying, an armed society is a polite society.
Forum: General Discussion 07-25-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,584
Posted By coltgov101
Gun ban

Touchy subject for many but extremely important for all
This is how inroads to our second amendment rights begin. I am one who vigorously defend our constitutional rights. It will be interesting to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,584
Posted By coltgov101
Summer jobs

I spent every summer from 7 years of age to 19. My first job was at Chases country townhouse restaurant. I had just got my drivers license that year and was allowed to drive the family station...
Forum: General Discussion 01-12-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By coltgov101
Hike safe card

Thanks, DickR, interesting idea and excellent plan. Far to many inexperienced hikers today and very expensive rescue operations take place every year. Thanks for the info.
Forum: General Discussion 01-11-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,191
Posted By coltgov101
Hike safe card

This is the second time today I have read about a hike safe card. I have never heard of it. Can anyone enlighten me?
Forum: History 08-30-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,609
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

I think they were american Indian artifacts, but I'm really not sure. The stuff was impressive looking whatever it was. It was displayed so well I thought it had to be important. I guess I was 10...
Forum: History 08-30-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,609
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

You are right! I think they were the allen bros. Thank you for jogging my memory. I never thought much of the artifacts at the time either. I can't even remember what they were.
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 38,979
Posted By coltgov101
Lloyd Bridges

Lloyd Bridges came to the lake back in the mid 60's. He visited Lakes Region Divers supply owned by Thomas Keene. Went scuba diving with the local dive club. i remember very well because I had just...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,257
Posted By coltgov101
Teardown

The same thing happened to our family. We owned property on the lake for 40 years. it was a wonderful little cabin that we all loved. When it was time to sell the next door neighbor bought it and...
Forum: History 08-24-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,609
Posted By coltgov101
Barbershop

I can't believe no one remembers the old meredith barbershop. Am I that old? The place was almost like a museum. The 2 brothers that owned it had a really impressive collection of all sorts of...
Forum: General Discussion 08-23-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 25,938
Posted By coltgov101
Drive in

I'm surprised the drive in is still there after all these years. I can't say how many times I was there. First with my parents and later as a young driver. I always managed to bring my dates to the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,320
Posted By coltgov101
Lighthouse

Spent 40 years (summers) on Spindle point.wonderful warm memories. Beautiful painting. Congrats. To you both.
Forum: General Discussion 08-16-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,720
Posted By coltgov101
Saltmarsh agency in Mass. Is a good choice. Not...

Saltmarsh agency in Mass. Is a good choice. Not local but owner owns property on Spindle Point. We were neighbors for 30 years. He was once state rep. In Mass. Good people.
Forum: History 07-10-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,847
Posted By coltgov101
Goats

I remember that very well, unfortunately no pictures.
Forum: History 07-10-2017, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,609
Posted By coltgov101
Barber shop in meredith

I am trying to remember the name of the old barber shop in meredith. They were 2 brothers who owned and ran it for years. They had a collection of unusual artifacts on display in the shop. I always...
Forum: Area WebCAMs 07-10-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,728
Posted By coltgov101
Alton Bay Webcam

Why is the new Alton bay webcam displaying a forbidden code when I try to access it? It used to work fine when it first came back online.
Forum: Boating 10-24-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,740
Posted By coltgov101
Measured Mile

Thanks, I remember two rather large signs indicating the exact start and finish. Don't remember the birch tree. You're right about development on that side of Rattlesnake back then, there was none....
Forum: Boating 10-23-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,740
Posted By coltgov101
Measured Mile

Does anyone remember the measured mile along side Rattlesnake Island? Used to use it to time our boats. We had no speedos in those days. Curious when it was taken down.
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