Category Archives: 2017 Season

Poetry by Squibb

He’s getting warmed up! ODE TO NOVEMBER It’s early November, the leaves are half down Some folks have the blues, some soon will leave town But an iceman’s keen memory brings up the years when–against all the odds–this month banished … Continue reading

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Minutes of CIBC Fall Meeting Nov. 6 2016

We had a good turnout of 20 members from newbies just about to build to our senior member Fred Wardwell who says he has been iceboating for 89 years starting as a small child. New member Ryan Haskell and his … Continue reading

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Sharp Eyes Up North

Take a break from the stress of election coverage and gaze upon this pastoral. Then take yourself quietly to bed, carrying the image carefully in your cerebral cortex. You will have a wonderfully peaceful night’s sleep dreaming ice. This was … Continue reading

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Ailing Iceboaters

We’ve received word that Fred Kircheis had a stroke in his sleep early Thursday morning. No news on his situation, but our thoughts are with Fred and his family, and wishes for s full recovery. Iceboating buddy Bruce Brown is … Continue reading

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Norwegian Black Ice

Dreaming helps batter the warm weather blues, even as we, with guilt, savor these sunny days. We’ll have our ice soon, but meanwhile take a deep draft of this: Se Kai Linde seile på isen

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Missing A Ladle?

Dave Fortier sent this photo of a ladle left behind at his lace from out recent meeting. Any takers? And by the way, who made that incredible beef stew, the one in the stainless crock pot? It was just fabulous! … Continue reading

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