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Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 11-27-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,115
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: 2,574
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: 2,568
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: 14,125
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: 702
Views: 80,978
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: 6,928
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: 10,353
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: 2,279
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: 702
Views: 80,978
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: 2,917
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: 1,664
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: 4,710
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: 1,950
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: 2,284
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: 893
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: 1,931
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: 9,069
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: 9,069
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: 1,771
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...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,279
Posted By Barney Bear
Respect 🇺🇸

Our flag on our dock on East Bear Island remained at half-staff until after the late John S. McCain was laid to rest last Sunday.
Forum: Weather 09-08-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,349
Posted By Barney Bear
Still Toasty

The water temperature yesterday at East Bear Island was 79 degrees. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,626
Posted By Barney Bear
Visitors 🐿 🐿 🐿

Heard that those crazy squirrels stayed at the Nuthouse. 🐿
Forum: Winni Wildlife 09-06-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,284
Posted By Barney Bear
Still Here

Our tiny visitors are still coming to sip at our feeders on East Bear Island. 🍷
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,585
Posted By Barney Bear
Bonehead Alley

We have friends whom we often visit on the west side of Bear Island. We frequently encounter heavy traffic in that area. 🐻
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,585
Posted By Barney Bear
Summer's Last Fling

On this hazy summer day, there are many folks enjoying our wonderful lake. All kinds of watercraft have cruised past our location on East Bear Island. It's great seeing so many having so much fun! ...
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