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Forum: General Discussion 09-26-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,629
Posted By coltgov101
Slalom sking

I learned to slalom as a teenager. There was a family in our neighborhood that had 2 brothers of championship ability. The one was a slalom skier of incredible skill. All of us teenagers emulated his...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,568
Posted By coltgov101
Meredith news

Is the Meredith News around anymore?
Forum: History 08-06-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By coltgov101
Swallow boathouse

Fascinating stuff. This website always has interesting, fascinating stories about the lake. Keep up the good work fellow "saukeeites"
Forum: General Discussion 05-29-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By coltgov101
Welch Island Compound

Exploring google earth today, I noticed a large compound on welch island. This place has more dock space than some marinas. Is that someone's private residence? Just curious?
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,020
Posted By coltgov101
I second that! Great song, good tight band. Thank...

I second that! Great song, good tight band. Thank you.
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 05-04-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By coltgov101
Had this done years ago. Bear islander hit the...

Had this done years ago. Bear islander hit the nail right on the head. It was the same back then.
Forum: General Discussion 02-19-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,830
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, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,824
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, 01:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,155
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, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By coltgov101
Motor

Looks like an old Merc. To me.
Forum: General Discussion 10-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,669
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, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,244
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, 09:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,048
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,213
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,213
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, 02:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,732
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
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, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,452
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, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,020
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, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,020
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, 12:13 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 45,926
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, 09:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,735
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, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,020
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, 06:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 27,822
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, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,796
Posted By coltgov101
Lighthouse

Spent 40 years (summers) on Spindle point.wonderful warm memories. Beautiful painting. Congrats. To you both.
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