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Forum: Boating Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Barney Bear

Welcome to one of the most beautiful locations ever!

Obtain a BIZER chart available at many locations around "our" fantastic piece of heaven. Other forum members can provide information about...
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-05-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 60,192
Posted By Barney Bear
Awful, Awful - Yum, Yum!

One of our favorite places to visit on our way home. 🐻
Forum: Boating 01-05-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By Barney Bear
Trip Line

Back in the Dark Ages, we did most of our boating on the Ohio River. Often we anchored out overnight. Always, there was the chance that the flukes of the anchor would become lodged under a...
Forum: History 01-04-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 34,504
Posted By Barney Bear
News to Us

We never knew that there was, once, such a large hotel in Center Harbor. Very impressive! 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 01-01-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By Barney Bear
Happy New Year 🎉

Happy 2019 to everyone. Looking forward to another season at our wonderful treasure. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 12-27-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,568
Posted By Barney Bear

The palm tree came north and became a pine tree. Probably sorry it made that move. Brrrrrrrr 🐻
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,399
Posted By Barney Bear
Cover Up

We have no dry outside area at our place, so we cover our generator with a small piece of plywood, weighted down with a concrete block, to keep snow and rain off of it. 🐻
Forum: Winni Wildlife 11-26-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,962
Posted By Barney Bear
How About Us?

The mink go to Mink Island, and the loons go............ ? 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 10-31-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,729
Posted By Barney Bear

Looks like a telephoto shot of the "saddle" far away with Mt. Washiinton above and in the clouds, with Mink Island on the left and Jolly Island on the right. Six Mile Island is below the "saddle". ...
Forum: Boating 10-13-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,552
Posted By Barney Bear

With the motor attached, this vessel will have to be registered and meet all of the requirements of this class of boat. 💰
Forum: Boating 10-07-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 85,760
Posted By Barney Bear
No Room at the Inn

The Dive is way too large to be located in Center Harbor!!!
Forum: General Discussion 10-07-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,756
Posted By Barney Bear
Color Matters

There have been several occasions when we have been headed to our slip at FBY at early dawn, or near sunset, when we have encountered kayaks (aka "speed bumps") far from shore. In these reduced...
Forum: General Discussion 10-04-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,799
Posted By Barney Bear
Update to an Update to an Update to an Update

The water temperature at East Bear Island yesterday (10-03-18) was 64 degrees. The lake level appears to be about six inches below "full". This seems to be unusual for this time of year. 🐻
Forum: Boating 10-04-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,447
Posted By Barney Bear
Missing Redtop Buoy

The redtop buoy at the east side of the south entrance to the channel between Mark and Mink Islands is still missing. I have reported this fact to the Marine Patrol previously.
Forum: Boating 10-04-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 85,760
Posted By Barney Bear
"A Floating Dive"

The Dive will be featured on NH Chronicle at 7:00 PM tonight on Channel 9. 🖥
Forum: General Discussion 10-03-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,058
Posted By Barney Bear
Power Returns on Schedule 💡

Power came back on today (Wednesday) at 2:42 PM on East Bear Island. Went off at 8:10 AM. Similar outages scheduled through this Friday. Notice left on our answering machine last week. 🕯
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,780
Posted By Barney Bear
Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Years ago, we had a skunk visit us here on East Bear Island. Our dog was very, very unhappy to meet it. We suggested that the offensive visitor go see its friends on Welch Island. 🚿
Forum: General Discussion 09-24-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,017
Posted By Barney Bear
B-24 Memories

During World War II, we spent childhood summers at Whitmore Lake located north of Ann Arbor, Michigan. B-24 bombers were made at Willow Run, east of there. One time when I was out on the lake in a...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,061
Posted By Barney Bear
For Southeners

Hi y'all! For those living in southern NH, there is an Ocean State Job Lot store in Derry.
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-20-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,507
Posted By Barney Bear
Si, Si

I believe that the hummers in our area winter in Central America. 🌴
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-17-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By Barney Bear
Heron Here

A bold blue heron regularly visits our waterfront area at our location on East Bear Island. It ignores our dogs that race down to our dock to greet it. I have been able to stand nearby to watch it...
Forum: Boating 09-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,088
Posted By Barney Bear
Hey Fay!

In Gilford, you could be in an association and keep your boat at Fay's Boat Yard.
Forum: General Discussion 09-15-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,818
Posted By Barney Bear

We frequently have folks walk across our property on a shoreline path that has been used for decades by islanders on their way to the East Bear Island mail dock. We enjoy visiting with these...
Forum: General Discussion 09-14-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,818
Posted By Barney Bear
Howdy Neighbor!

To me, these folks look like curious islanders, looking to see what other places look like. Probably not polite, but probably not thieves. 🤓
Forum: Boating 09-12-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,840
Posted By Barney Bear
Bear II

The 50' long Bear II was launched in late October 1965. It was built in Rhode Island and trucked to our lake. As indicated above, it replaced two wooden boats that served YMCA Camp Lawrence for...
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