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Boating: Cough, cough, wheeze!

February 6, 2013 The wind was out of the east the other day as we fished Pine Island sound. There was bright sunshine, warmer than usual weather and several hits that produced enough fish for lunch for five. more »»

When something doesn’t look right

February 6, 2013 Many times an unsatisfactory repair result can stem from a miscommunication between the driver and the mechanic. more »»

Events galore at the Beach Library

February 6, 2013 Activities This Week Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Hour in Kid's Place multi-purpose area Wednesday, Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. more »»

Disposable income buys disposable products

January 30, 2013 I have a prediction. One day, when we are finished with a trip, we will step out of our vehicle and simply dispose of it. I can’t imagine how. more »»

Boating: “Dead End Canal Yacht Club” Day

January 30, 2013 “Isn't it rich? Isn't it queer, Losing my timing this late in my career? And where are the clowns? ?There ought to be clowns. Well, maybe next year.” I liked the musical and especially this son. more »»

Beach Library Development Fund accepts donations

January 30, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 10:30 a.m. Trooper Visits on Wednesday, Jan 30, at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Beach Library still in need of volunteers

January 23, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 10:30 a.m. Quilting Group meets on Wednesday, Jan. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Art Appreciation, Thursday, Jan. 24, at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Boating: Answering the old, old mail

January 23, 2013 Dear Know-It-All: You’re always answering easy questions, like which boat to buy or how to dock the Queen Mary. I’ve got a tough one for you that I know you can’t answer. more »»

Funny things are happening at the office

January 23, 2013 The garage business is a mystery to most people. People with car problems just want the car fixed, fast and cheap, and they don’t want to think about the repair process being a busines. more »»

If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it

January 16, 2013 Some things on a car get more attention than they deserve. That might sound like excellent care is being provided, but in fact it has a negative impact. more »»

Programs are picking up at Beach Library

January 16, 2013 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Knitting & Needlework Group meets Jan. 16, at 6:30 p.m. Optimism is Possible on Thursday, Jan. 17, 10:30 a.m. more »»

Boating: As the crow said - never more!

January 16, 2013 The New Year wipes everything clean; a brand new start for everyone. I've benefited from this absolution for many, many years without really changing anythin. more »»

Resolutions for the New Year, or maybe not

January 9, 2013 If I’m in a cashier line at a store, I sometimes jump to a shorter line, because I’m in a hurry and I’m not very patient as I wai. more »»

Victoria Nichols is Beach Library artist of month

January 9, 2013 Construction Update We are closed this week Tuesday, Jan. 8 to Saturday, Jan. 12. more »»

Boating: Fire safety aboard

January 9, 2013 After the recent cold snaps, the “Dead End Canal Yacht Club” safety committee decided it was time for a safety refresher course concerning heating a cold boat. more »»

Boating: Happy New Years from the Champagne Fairy

January 2, 2013 It is an old tradition at the “Dead End Canal Yacht Club” to gather around the old Mexican outdoor oven/patio warmer with the large-mouth-style opening, early on New Year's Ev. more »»

Oil leaks: fixing them; slowing them; cleaning them up

January 2, 2013 All cars leak oil, some more than others, some only when running, some only when sitting, some making a mess on the driveway, some no. more »»

Beach Library to close from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12

January 2, 2013 Upcoming Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 2, at 10:30 a.m. Basic Computers on Friday, Jan 4, at 10:30 a.. more »»

Beach Library will be closed on Saturday

December 25, 2012 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Hummels on Friday, Dec. 28, at 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. We are closed on Saturday, Dec. 29 for construction. more »»

Boating: Hoping Christmas wasn't a bummer

December 25, 2012 If you’re able to read this column, then the world didn't end. Whether were going over the fiscal cliff or not was still undetermined on Thursday last. more »»



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