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by norm
Thu Apr 09, 2015 1:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Florida Bay kayak trip presentation Thursday April 2, 2015
Replies: 25
Views: 4803

Re: Florida Bay kayak trip presentation Thursday April 2, 20

Chip wrote:Do I get to pick whose full moon I can paddle? :mrgreen:

Wow, took you almost a week to come up with that comment? You're slipping Chip!
by norm
Fri Apr 03, 2015 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: kayak song
Replies: 6
Views: 1711

Re: kayak song

I think we need a song for skiers too...the ones that only want to head to the mountains mid-week!
by norm
Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KTP Paddlesports Show April 17-19
Replies: 2
Views: 1766

Re: KTP Paddlesports Show April 17-19

The seminar schedule for 2015 has been posted at: http://69.175.45.110/uploads/1427126695.pdf
by norm
Sun Mar 22, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2988

Re: Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015

Did anyone make it out to see the Snow Row yesterday? I was down and out with a cold and forgot all about it.
by norm
Tue Mar 17, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Bea
Replies: 9
Views: 2609

Re: Happy Birthday Bea

Happy Birthday Bea!
by norm
Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KTP Paddlesports Show April 17-19
Replies: 2
Views: 1766

KTP Paddlesports Show April 17-19

New England Paddlesports Show April 17-19, 2015 University of New Hampshire Field House in Durham, NH Hours: Friday 5-9, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 9-4 FREE Admission! Check back soon for a 2015 Seminar Schedule! The UNH Field House is the setting for this gathering of paddlesports manufacturers and organ...
by norm
Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: ice ice baby
Replies: 10
Views: 3073

Re: ice ice baby

Wouldn't it be cool to paddle amongst little icebergs without having to travel very far?
by norm
Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Chip
Replies: 5
Views: 1551

Re: Happy Birthday Chip

Happy Birthday Chip!
by norm
Fri Feb 27, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Long Island Bridge
Replies: 1
Views: 958

Long Island Bridge

Maybe it's general knowledge for people who watch the news, but I just realized today that the Long Island Bridge in Quincy Bay is closed and demolition has started. Here is a short article about it: http://www.wbur.org/2015/01/05/long-island-bridge-demo-begins
by norm
Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mid-winter gathering and potluck
Replies: 33
Views: 5981

Re: Mid-winter gathering and potluck

Mark,

What, no standing in ski lift lines this Saturday?

Maybe we can all line up in front of you at the food table and shuffle along to make you feel like you're at your normal Saturday activity. Or even better, Ron can make you wait outside in the snowbanks!

Norm
by norm
Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Slackers!
Replies: 1
Views: 894

Re: Slackers!

You need to read the site more closely Mike! The agenda / challenge for this year is for everyone who has lead a trip in the past to choose their favorite trip and post it for this year. You are the first person that I did a weekend trip with, so you qualify for that challenge. The challenge is loca...
by norm
Fri Feb 27, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you Tether?
Replies: 4
Views: 1725

Re: Do you Tether?

Dave, You should take up skiing. It's great! I have thought a little about tethering but have never been out in bad enough conditions alone to really consider doing it. I think most of the people in this group would choose to stay off the water if they were alone and the conditions were bad enough t...
by norm
Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mid-winter gathering and potluck
Replies: 33
Views: 5981

Re: Mid-winter gathering and potluck

I guess I never got around to replying to this thread, but you know I'll be there.

I'll bring a picture slideshow of many kayaking trips, all from 2014.

Maybe I'll think of some food to bring also. Probably some pasta salad.

Norm
by norm
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2988

Re: Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015

As John said, the Snow Row has been postponed. I guess they couldn't arrange for an ice-breaker. Here is the info and reason from the organizers along with a picture of the bay that they sent in their email announcement: 36th Annual Snow Row - Postponed New Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015 Time: Race ...
by norm
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday, Ron!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 1782

Re: Happy Birthday, Ron!!!!

Happy Birthday Ron.

Please wish for all future snowstorms to hit up north in ski country!

Norm
by norm
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 2988

Hull Snow Row - March 7, 2015

I don't know if I will participate this year, but below is the information about the Hull Snow Row for 2015. 36th Annual Snow Row Time: Saturday, March 7, 2015 Race Start: 11:00 AM Coxswains' Meeting: 10:15 AM Registration: 8:30 - 10:00 AM Location: Windmill Point Boathouse, 185 Main Street, Hull, M...
by norm
Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Florida Bay 1/11/2015 to 1/17/2015
Replies: 7
Views: 7742

Re: Florida Bay 1/11/2015 to 1/17/2015

Thank you Briggsy and Deb for inviting us to your Florida home. Briggsy - your planning, cooking and navigation skills are exceptional. To manage getting through over 1700 pictures from an 11 day trip, I had to break it up into Facebook albums one day at a time. To view the pictures, you can click o...
by norm
Wed Jan 07, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off season PPR proposal
Replies: 15
Views: 3597

Re: Off season PPR proposal

Please add one to the count...whoever is counting... Helen is planning to come this time. I stopped in and checked to see if they have gluten free items on the menu and they do. Be careful to park on the correct side of the restaurant where the main door is. I parked on the wrong side and had to wal...
by norm
Mon Dec 29, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off season PPR proposal
Replies: 15
Views: 3597

Re: Off season PPR proposal

I will plan to be there.

Norm
by norm
Sun Dec 28, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: December 27, 2014 - Duxbury Bay
Replies: 1
Views: 5889

December 27, 2014 - Duxbury Bay

Bea got the great idea of going paddling on Saturday early in the week, since the weather forecast was so inviting. Surprisingly, the forecast held good and actually improved from when she first mentioned the idea to me on about Tuesday. We convinced one more person to pull his boat out of storage a...
by norm
Wed Dec 24, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
Replies: 7
Views: 2838

Re: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.

Looking forward to a great year of paddling adventures in 2015!
by norm
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas Party December 13th
Replies: 15
Views: 6651

Re: Christmas Party December 13th

Eileen,

Thanks for having a very nice Christmas Party. You have a beautiful home.

Norm
by norm
Sun Dec 07, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Christmas Party December 13th
Replies: 15
Views: 6651

Re: Christmas Party December 13th

Eileen - I would like to come to your party also. I've managed to find a replacement to cover for me at a prior commitment.

Thanks,
Norm
by norm
Sat Dec 06, 2014 6:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Norm
Replies: 10
Views: 2995

Re: Happy Birthday Norm

Thanks for all the happy birthday wishes everyone.
by norm
Fri Dec 05, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Norm
Replies: 10
Views: 2995

Re: Happy Birthday Norm

pat wrote:Where are you paddling on your birthday, Norm?

New rule for me - not paddling unless the air temp is higher than my age!
by norm
Thu Dec 04, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pool Sessions - Cancelled
Replies: 6
Views: 2410

Re: Pool Sessions - Cancelled

December 3 Update - Randolph Pool has some sort of problem and is closed for a couple months. Pool sessions had to be cancelled.
by norm
Thu Nov 27, 2014 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving to all the Wild Turkeys!
Replies: 6
Views: 2309

Re: Happy Thanksgiving to all the Wild Turkeys!

Happy Thanksgiving!!!
by norm
Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2015/2016 Bea's Trip-posting challenge!
Replies: 20
Views: 2690

Re: 2015 "Where's Bea?" Trip-posting challenge!

I stopped posting trips because I had a very busy summer of big vacations in 2014 and any time I wanted to paddle, I was able to find a small group of compatible paddlers without posting anything publicly. Also, I got a little scared off from my previous year's trips, where I did not set a limit and...
by norm
Thu Nov 13, 2014 11:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pool Sessions
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

Re: Pool Sessions

There is another posting about pool sessions in the General Discussion forum. The firmly scheduled dates are listed there.

Norm
by norm
Thu Nov 06, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

Nancy - sorry you can't make it. See you next time.

Ken - no problem. With the ups and downs in the count, I think we're right at 12 right now with you and Kit, so all is good.
by norm
Wed Nov 05, 2014 8:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

Reservations for 12 made under my last name... Does anyone actually know Norm's last name? Peterson, right? Hey Mark - At least I have a last name and not two first names... Don't worry, I'll be there in time for happy hour. I want to see what Tracey is going to do. I'm sure she'll do something cra...
by norm
Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pool Sessions - Cancelled
Replies: 6
Views: 2410

Pool Sessions - Cancelled

December 3 Update - Randolph Pool has some sort of problem and is closed for a couple months. Pool sessions had to be cancelled. Archee has scheduled pool sessions as listed below and you can sign up for them with a login to his New England Kayak Meetup group. The link to the first pool session is:...
by norm
Mon Nov 03, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

Reservations for 12 made under my last name. I guess you can join us Tracey, as long as you don't get too crazy during happy hour...
by norm
Mon Nov 03, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

I'll make the reservation for 12 in case another person that spoke with me offline can make it. I'm sure we could adjust it upwards if there are more people that want to join.
by norm
Mon Nov 03, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

TraceyJ wrote:Hi Norm,

I plan on attending.
Will be there around 5-ish for Happy Hour.

Tracey

Sorry Tracey, reservations closed on Sunday, 11/2. You're too late. :)
by norm
Tue Oct 28, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Re: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

TraceyJ wrote:
pat wrote:I can do that.

Are you bringing your better half?
That would be Sue.

Are you planning to join us Tracey? You didn't say whether you will be there or not. :)
by norm
Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm
Replies: 26
Views: 5510

Off-Season PPR Gathering - Thursday, November 6 - 6:00pm

Last year we got together fairly regularly on a monthly basis over the winter on Thursday evenings for non-paddling refreshment. Shall we start that again in November? Maybe we can try to go with the first Thursday in the month, as we discussed last year, with different people choosing a restaurant ...
by norm
Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Past Trips
Topic: whitewater turkeys invade new Hampshire Oct 25
Replies: 8
Views: 7438

Re: whitewater turkeys invade new Hampshire Oct 25

Yeah, Saturday's weather looks great for the river run. Any Turkeys interested in doing this again this year? Mark - the three of us whitewater novices that did it last year, Bea, Ken and I, can't make it this year. We wanted to go, but other things got in the way. Have a good time whatever you dec...
by norm
Thu Oct 09, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night Gathering? 10/9/14 CANCELLED
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

Re: Thursday Night Gathering? 10/9/14 CANCELLED

pat wrote:Boy, if I was the last person to sign up and the Norm cancelled, I might feel a little taken aback!

:D :D

Well, she knows that I'm a selfish, spoiled guy this year that goes for the best offer. :twisted: :lol:
by norm
Thu Oct 09, 2014 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thursday Night Gathering? 10/9/14 CANCELLED
Replies: 7
Views: 2480

Re: Thursday Night Gathering? 10/9/14 CANCELLED

Sorry, got a better offer for this afternoon, so I'm cancelling.

Norm

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