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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-20-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
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: 6,058
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: 769
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: 6,058
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: 190
Views: 17,289
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: 190
Views: 17,289
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: 2,450
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: 33
Views: 2,978
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: 2,389
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: 2,389
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: 789
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: 64
Views: 10,116
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: 2,389
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: 64
Views: 10,116
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: 190
Views: 17,289
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: 2,389
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: 64
Views: 10,116
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.
...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,044
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: 1,374
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: 64
Views: 10,116
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: 58
Views: 10,044
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...
Forum: General Discussion 04-30-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,044
Posted By jeffk
Bizer, as of yesterday April 29th, reports the...

Bizer, as of yesterday April 29th, reports the lake at just 2.4" below Full Pool. We have had additional rain since then and will through today. Then, another inch or so is expected next week. The...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,132
Posted By jeffk
If correct, that is a 0.36% cost overrun of a 14...

If correct, that is a 0.36% cost overrun of a 14 million dollar effort. It is insignificant.

MY OPINION is that if you have a significant construction project and don't anticipate there might be...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,572
Posted By jeffk
We drove by the area yesterday afternoon and...

We drove by the area yesterday afternoon and noticed over 10 fire trucks up toward Ellacoya park. We didn't notice any smoke in that area and speculated they were staging a Mutual Aid exercise. They...
Forum: Site Support Forum 04-28-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,639
Posted By jeffk
Sounds like he doesn't want to play anymore so he...

Sounds like he doesn't want to play anymore so he took his ball and went home. Too bad. Unfortunately, I have dealt with many people who have that attitude. I too have broken contact with some groups...
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