I was inspired by a youtube video of Alaska to try skipping stones on the almost frozen small lake near the cabin. The trick of making the “incredible” sound is to find an almost frozen lake. A lake that is… Read More ›
Lake Franklin Pierce
Time to close the Cabin!
It’s a sad time of year, where Fall is finished and the nights are getting much colder. That means time to close up the lake cabin for winter. Pipes will freeze, so we put pink eco anti freeze in the… Read More ›
Lake Franklin Pierce update…
Fall is slowly coming to Lake Franklin Pierce, I thought it might be time for a quick update. I’ve found wild grapes growing near the waterfall where water comes into the lake. There seems to be quite a crop. Then… Read More ›
James Bond Car/Boat!
During the summer I never know what I will see when I am out on the lake. Lake Franklin Pierce is known as a “blue collar” lake, without the fancy homes seen on Lake Winnipesaukee. Still, it’s been interesting to… Read More ›
Dog Lake Patrol
Our dog Dingo only knows his own little world. He knows you can not mess with the cat (or the cat and humans will become angry) and he knows car rides can mean going to the cabin (HAPPY!) or going… Read More ›
I like squirrels, I get that they are just rats with fuzzy tails, but I even like the squirrels I have met with no tails. (Sometimes they lose parts of or even all of their tails). Where the cabin is,… Read More ›
Live Free or Possibly Die, 4th of July!
My neighbor on Lake Franklin Pierce in Antrim NH likes to put on a backyard fireworks show for the entire lake. We aren’t talking sparklers. This is New Hampshire where terrorists are known to shop for bomb parts, and you… Read More ›
Pierce Homestead, and why I’d like to be a guide there
President Franklin Pierce, New Hampshire native and our 14th President, was born and raised in Hillsborough. I live one town over from Hillsborough, in the small town of Antrim. The state of New Hampshire has a peculiar relationship with Pierce…. Read More ›
Jackman Shore’s leaky pipes…
Lake Franklin Pierce in New Hampshire is a recent lake, in 1926 it was created and has a hydro electric plant at the North and South end. The pipes were going to be replaced, and were half finished when work… Read More ›
A walk with my dog
I’m lucky enough to own a “camp”. In the New England area, as well as parts of the Mid West, families often own “camps”. It’s usually a bare bones type of cabin, usually near a lake. Often the camps don’t… Read More ›