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Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 04:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,436
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: 15
Views: 1,146
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: 45
Views: 4,436
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: 84
Views: 5,082
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: 15
Views: 1,146
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: 45
Views: 4,436
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.
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Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,724
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: 612
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: 45
Views: 4,436
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: 7,724
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: 7,724
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: 6,067
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: 4,012
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: 2,058
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...
Forum: General Discussion 04-28-2021, 05:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,724
Posted By jeffk
According to my 10 day forecast, we could get 3"...

According to my 10 day forecast, we could get 3" of rain by May 7 which would drive the lake level above full pool (3" of rain yields more than 3" of lake level). It seems to me that the forecasts of...
Forum: General Discussion 04-24-2021, 05:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,724
Posted By jeffk
The interesting thing to remember about this...

The interesting thing to remember about this graph is that the high water in 2005 and 2006 were associated with single "100 year storm" events; yeah 2 years in a row. Low water problems are usually...
Forum: General Discussion 04-23-2021, 05:31 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,724
Posted By jeffk
We just got 1.5 inches of rain in Center Harbor...

We just got 1.5 inches of rain in Center Harbor (0.8 at the Weirs) on Wednesday and a bit more is due on Sunday. That should help a bit. The Weirs lake level has gone up 2.6 inches in the last week...
Forum: Automotive 04-21-2021, 09:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By jeffk
Great video that confirms the difference between...

Great video that confirms the difference between "all season" and snow tires.

I have used both Bridgestone Blizzak and Michelin X-Ice. The Tire Rack ratings fluctuate slightly year to year as...
Forum: Automotive 04-20-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By jeffk
IF you are also getting wheels, the Tire Rack...

IF you are also getting wheels, the Tire Rack will mount and RoadForce balance your tires for no extra charge and includes 2 years free road hazard coverage. The tires/wheels arrive all set to be put...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By jeffk
Yup, sorry for the confusion.

Yup, sorry for the confusion.
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,067
Posted By jeffk
When you are going after public funds, you make...

When you are going after public funds, you make sure the LAST thing that gets paid for is among the most essential. That way, when you exceed your budget, it is almost impossible for extra money to...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2021, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,801
Posted By jeffk
I found a tick on me yesterday after doing some...

I found a tick on me yesterday after doing some outside work.

You can get Picaridin to treat your work clothes. It stays on through several washings. There is also the spray and a lotion version...
Forum: Boating 04-13-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,968
Posted By jeffk
While I appreciate very much the Marine Patrol...

While I appreciate very much the Marine Patrol reminder, it seems like enforcement of this law is based on the whimsical nature of an individual boat and the wind and current of the day, something...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-07-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By jeffk
I got my second shot today (at Plymouth) per the...

I got my second shot today (at Plymouth) per the appointment specified on the card from my first shot. Total time from arrival at Plymouth to leaving was 1 hour 40 minutes. Prior to arriving I did...
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 04-05-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,261
Posted By jeffk
My bet it that it is purely logistics. When they...

My bet it that it is purely logistics. When they give people either Pfizer or Moderna, they schedule the 2nd shot 4 weeks out. If they didn't do this, Pfizer 2nd doses at 3 weeks would start...
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