Author Archives: jorysquibb

ten days on the ice!

2PM: I sat in that heavenly situation: a sun-facing, windless shoreline, back to a rock. Although it was 25 degrees, you could see the snow melting on the black rocks as February’s brighter sun gained now against the cold. Along … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at the Squibb’s

Sailing the Driveway—November 25, 2016 Now that thanksgiving is laid away—our crowd of 20-somethings are presently sleeping it off!—it’s definitely open season on iceboating. I remember one season when we were on Tolman Pond in the midst of the holiday … Continue reading

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The Lone Wolf ….continued…

(lee spiller on androscoggin photo credit unknown) I hope others are enjoying this inquiry about the tension between the lone wolf following his bliss, and the worry and sometimes grief that his behavior can cause others. It’s a subject which … Continue reading

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great pond, great fun!

this morning,  i was just about to push ‘send’ on the “fine tuning” post.   It contained the following closing words: “If you do come to Great Pond today, and you don’t have an amazing sail, please plant a not-so-frendly … Continue reading

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saturday on great pond: fine tuning

dear buddies….if you plan to join us on Great Pond, Belgrade today (saturday) , I want to add a few details, based on my skate on the “pond” yesterday… 1. this lake is large and variegated. bring a map, or … Continue reading

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map of great pond

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Last Sail on Megunticook

10 am saturday morning….coming out of Yoga class……ready to “leap tall buildings in a single bound”…. but…. there was that vague itchy-twichy feeling:                  I must go down to the ice again   … Continue reading

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