Posts Tagged ‘lake’

July 21st, 2016test

Paddling Picks Outside of Eastman

From Leslie MosesPeaceful paddling _ Amy Hoffman
Long, hot summer days make the water the perfect place to spend your free time. There is a variety of nearby locations that offer a spectacular day of paddling. Each is within a two-hour drive, with a couple only 15 minutes from Eastman via Winding Wood Road in Spring Glen. Here are some of the old favorites of Eastman paddlers. Continue reading...
April 11th, 2015test

Listening to the Loons

By Milt Weinstein
Loon at Ice-Out by Cathy LacombeLoons communicate with four basic vocalizations: the wail, the tremolo, the yodel and the hoot. The wail is their primary means of communicating from a distance. When nesting, loons wail to ask their partner to take over the nest, and, when raising chicks, they wail to invite their partner to relieve them of their parental duties or to indicate where food can be found. The simplest wail consists of three notes – a plaintive low-high-low, with the Continue reading...

July 10th, 2014test

Loony for Loons

Loons nesting

Signs go out each year warning people away from the nesting site.

By Judi Platt

July means many things to us in New Hampshire – fireworks, hot dogs, the Prouty, and this year, hot, hazy days with summer storms. Additionally, on Eastman Lake, once again July means nesting time for our resident loons. The signs are up in North Cove, and with the anxiety and excitement of expectant parents, we humans look forward to the births. Continue reading...

May 20th, 2014test

We got what we came for: Nordic skiing and kayaking within a month’s time!

Text and Photos by Judi Platt

April skiing at John's Glen

Skiing John’s Glen makes for a full day of beauty and exercise.

In our third winter at Eastman, we finally got what we came for—snow, and lots of it! After spending a few years looking at lake properties in the Carolinas, we bought at Eastman to cross-country ski (and kayak and hike and bike). Continue reading...

August 7th, 2013test

Turkey Trot becomes Run for Pie!

Run for Pie LogoThe Turkey Trot is now Run for Pie 5K. That name even makes ME want to run! Continue reading...

July 12th, 2011test

Eastman celebrates the 4th

By Lynn Kisselbach

The skies cleared, the sun

shone, the lake warmed up.  The weather was perfect over the long weekend, but especially on Saturday, just in time for the 4th of July festivities at Eastman.  The 4th is a special time at Eastman, where the warm weather draws people outside and together with festivities that everyone enjoys.

It started with a concert by our own Eastmanaires – a very talented singing group comprised of Continue reading...