Tag Archives: Alton Bay

And so it goes

Here we are halfway through August heading into fall. Yes, the leaves of some trees are starting to turn. At home, we worked through several days of sweltering heat and humidity. It was wicked hot and swampy humid. The temps … Continue reading

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One and Only

There is only one ice runway in the lower 48 states that has the approval of the FAA, and it is on Lake Winnepesaukee at Alton Bay, NH, where it is manned and maintained by a volunteer group of five. The runway … Continue reading

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Ice is nice

Whether you refer to them as ice shanties or bob houses, I love them. They are individual pieces of art and expression including curtains, heaters, grills, TVs, planters, flags or just the bare essentials. These folks have come to fish … Continue reading

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