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Forum: History 07-04-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,535
Posted By onceMeg
Moon landing

Sure, I remember it well. I was a counselor at Camp Kehonka (was in Wolfeboro; sadly, no longer exists). They allowed the kids to stay up and watch it, on a small TV set up in the Lodge. Most of the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-29-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,335
Posted By onceMeg
Summer job

I had the joy of being a counselor, and later a group leader, at Camp Kehonka in Wolfeboro from the mid-60s until 1971. Taught swimming and canoeing, and loved the camp activities of all sorts....
Forum: General Discussion 11-06-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,175
Posted By onceMeg
Wonderful idea

A card from Tucson, Arizona will go out tomorrow. Thanks for putting this in motion!
Forum: History 07-12-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,486
Posted By onceMeg
A previous thread

There was another, interesting thread several years ago. Don't know how to attach a link to it but it's under History, titled 'History of Treasure Island, or is it Red Head Island?'
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Forum: History 07-09-2017, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,486
Posted By onceMeg
Remembering TI

Hi Kushy!

Thanks for starting this thread - I look forward to seeing others join in. I was at TI for the summers of 1960-1963, as a camper. Totally Loved the place - I still remember songs and...
Forum: Winni Pets 04-09-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 26,277
Posted By onceMeg
How about ---

Sleeper and Treasure?
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 21,798
Posted By onceMeg
Remembering summer camps

I know there've been several threads about summer camps, and how they brought many of us, like me, to Winni. Now, Many years later, here at tax time, I find it's easy to put those memories to good...
Forum: General Discussion 03-24-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 49,121
Posted By onceMeg
Wonderful stories All

It is just great reading this thread. Way too much negative stuff going on these days, as we all know. I now feel inspired to be on the lookout for opportunities to help folks myself. I bet other...
Forum: Site Support Forum 01-10-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 69,867
Posted By onceMeg
Header for deceased members?

How about Member Remembered?
Forum: Boating 07-10-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,305
Posted By onceMeg
Wonderful reading!

Thank you for sharing so many details, and pics, from your trip. I really enjoyed reading them - plus loved seeing that you (like me) spent summers at Kehonka. What a wonderful way to spend a week -...
Forum: Boating 07-09-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,865
Posted By onceMeg
Is it just me?

Just wondering where the Sailboat pics are - - - ? I spent many wonderful hours sailing on Winni, and was hoping to see some shots of sailboats along with the others, underway or otherwise.
Forum: Winni Pets 05-25-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,812
Posted By onceMeg
Like the others, I am so So sorry for your loss....

Like the others, I am so So sorry for your loss. Our pets are such a key part of us - it is so hard to go on when they're gone. We've been there - - -
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,967
Posted By onceMeg
makes the house smell Wonderful

Got inspired by this thread, and went out and got the cornmeal and other items that my bread machine recipe calls for. Made the anadama bread yesterday, and the lovely aroma still lingers. And yes -...
Forum: General Discussion 01-15-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,026
Posted By onceMeg
I was 12 when I spent my first summer at Camp...

I was 12 when I spent my first summer at Camp Treasure Island (aka Redhead Island). The lake's been part of me ever since.
Forum: General Discussion 01-06-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 36,090
Posted By onceMeg
another Boomer

67 here. and Lovin' this thread! And not Quite ready, yet, for these Weavers' lyrics:

I get up each morning and dust off my wits,
Open the paper, and read the Obits.
If Iím not there, I know Iím...
Forum: General Discussion 05-20-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 24,235
Posted By onceMeg
Not your typical summer song, but - - -

Whte Christmas! Yeah, I know. But here's 'the rest of the story' as they say:

I was in a carload of campers returning to Camp Treasure Island from a hootenanny (you all remember those, right??) in...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 122,612
Posted By onceMeg
now 5900!

Keep 'em coming, everyone!
Forum: General Discussion 03-27-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 122,612
Posted By onceMeg
now 5509

Each gal and guy here loves Lake Winn -
Which, in a way, makes it feel like we're kin.
'Twould be tough to ignore 'em
If Every Day on this Forum
All folks did their part: Vote for Lyn!
Forum: General Discussion 03-16-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 122,612
Posted By onceMeg
Almost to 3000

We're at 2989 - C'mon folks - Let's get Carolyn to 3000 tonight!
Forum: General Discussion 01-26-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,568
Posted By onceMeg
Pickleball is - - -

It's a popular sport in southern states, yes, but it's also played all over. In fact, it started in Washington (state). Yup, it's a goofy name. Basically I describe it as a cross between ping pong...
Forum: History 12-01-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,747
Posted By onceMeg
I was able to recall the Treasure Island poem,...

I was able to recall the Treasure Island poem, finally. I've posted it on the General Discussion forum, under Winnipesaukee Camps Remembered...
Forum: General Discussion 12-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 43,898
Posted By onceMeg
Treasure Island, again

It's taken me a few days to pull this out of my memory, but here is a poem about Treasure Island. Note - I did NOT write it. But I figure if I can remember it from over 50 years ago (gulp), it must...
Forum: General Discussion 11-17-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 43,898
Posted By onceMeg
Treasure Island

I'm a newbie, and really enjoying this site! I went to Camp Treasure Island from 1960-1963 - it was a Boston-area Girl Scout camp. There's more about TI on the History Forum - History of Treasure...
Forum: History 11-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,747
Posted By onceMeg
Here are a couple of items I found in my Memories...

Here are a couple of items I found in my Memories box - TI letterhead, and a couple of pictures. I also found a map I drew of Treasure Island - but my 13-year-old's mapping skills weren't too good -...
Forum: History 11-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,747
Posted By onceMeg
another voice from Treasure Island

Like Joan, I'm very glad to have found this Forum. I was at Treasure Island from 1960-1963. And - like everyone else - I just Loved it there. Being on an island made it very special. I remember the...
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