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Forum: Winni Wildlife Today, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Barney Bear
Safety First

Perhaps they know they are safe around slow moving boats. I presume they were making no wake. 🐻
Forum: Weather Today, 06:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Barney Bear
Wow! What Hit Us?

Last Thursday, July 2nd, a late afternoon squall hit our area on East Bear Island in a matter of minutes. I felt a breeze getting stronger while at the back of our cottage. I decided to go down to...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By Barney Bear
Layman's Observation. 🇺🇸

It appears that Audrey Construction is well organized and does good work. I am impressed about the neat positioning of their tucks, etc. at night and on weekends. Their salute to our country and...
Forum: Winni Wildlife Yesterday, 11:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By Barney Bear
Yum!

Obviously, your small visitors have good taste. 🐻
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Barney Bear
Slow Sunday

While Saturday, the boat activity in our area [East Bear Island] was as busy as we have seen in several years, on Sunday, while a beautiful 80 degree day, relatively few boats passed by. 🐻
Forum: Boating Yesterday, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Barney Bear
Improbable

The east entrance to Sally's Gut is very narrow and shallow. I can't imagine how anyone could water ski there.

There is no bridge at Sally's Gut. ��
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,621
Posted By Barney Bear
Wow! 💥

From our place on East Bear Island, we have never seen so many fireworks - at locations from Center Harbor to Gilford and lots of areas in between. More than an hour of colorful, and loud,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-04-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Barney Bear
Busy, Busy, Busy

The watercraft activity on this Independence Day is as active as we have seen in several years. The weather is perfect, and the water temperature here at East Bear Island is a comfortable 77...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By Barney Bear
BANG - Woof Woof - Meow - BANG. 💥

Our pups are terrified by thunder and fireworks. We decided to take them home for the next several days as neighbors here set off fireworks nightly during this holiday week We will return Thursday...
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,402
Posted By Barney Bear
Memories

Thanks, Don. Both Rusty Bear and Barney Bear offered suggestions in this thread. Rusty Bear is now in permanent hibernation. 🐻 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Barney Bear
Guesstimate

Several years ago, my brother installed a pair of nails at full lake level on a dock post. This is our gauge and we eyeball the level from this data point. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 06-29-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,245
Posted By Barney Bear
Lake Level Update

The lake level last weekend at East Bear Island was abut 5 inches down from full. 🐻
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-29-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,587
Posted By Barney Bear
Teaser

I just gained weight looking at this feast! 🐻
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 06-28-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,587
Posted By Barney Bear
And the Winner Is.....

Jordan's Creamery, of course!!!
Forum: Boating 06-27-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,644
Posted By Barney Bear
Be Prepared

While coming into the mainland from Bear Island, we saw a small (about 15') boat approaching well ahead of us from our port. We held our course as it was apparent that this small craft would be well...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 06-27-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,088
Posted By Barney Bear
All Quiet on the Eastern Front

Today is the day that Camp Lawrence and Camp Nokomis would be opening on Bear Island. Sadly, camp areas were quiet as we passed by this morning. The Bear II remained lonely at the main dock at Camp...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 06-27-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 26,116
Posted By Barney Bear
True Friendship

What a fine story about real friendship and sacrifice. 🐻
Forum: Fish Tales 06-25-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,022
Posted By Barney Bear
At Last!

Sure took a long time to appear. It was let loose in the lake when it was too big to live in our fish tank. 🦈
Forum: Weather 06-23-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Barney Bear
Swim Time

The water temperature at -18" on East Bear Island this morning is 75 degrees. 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 06-19-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,727
Posted By Barney Bear
Live Free - No Die

Looks like he has a strong will to enjoy your hospitality. Embrace it! 🐭
Forum: General Discussion 06-17-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Barney Bear
Mail Boat's Coming!

Is it the Sophie C or the Doris E? Neither. A small (18'?) boat is delivering the mail on the route that includes East Bear Island. 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 06-16-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,632
Posted By Barney Bear
Drinks Are On Us

We did not open our place on East Bear Island until Monday, June 8th. I thought that we were too late in the season to have our regular visitors. However, the feeders were installed that day, and...
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,558
Posted By Barney Bear
Heaven Not Haven

None of those nasty critters yet here on East Bear Island. No sguirrels, pineys, or chipmunks either. 🐻
Forum: Weather 06-15-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,224
Posted By Barney Bear
Relief Valve

Perhaps Charlotte and the cats on Mark Island are letting off steam! :D
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 06-14-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,992
Posted By Barney Bear
Gone, But Not Forgotten

Our place on East Bear Island used propane gas for a stove and an oven when we purchased it in 1967. We would get our propane tanks sold at Fay's Boat Yard, when it was allowed, and brought them in...
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