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Boating: Docking like a Pro!

October 31, 2012 I seldom plagiarize others writing about boating, but I was so taken with Andrews post on the Cruising Compass blog that I will quote him extensively. He is clear and precise. more »»

Garden club meets at Beach Library Monday

October 31, 2012 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 10:30 a.m. Grieving During the Holiday, Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 1:30 p.m. Garden Club meets Monday, Nov. 5, from 9 to 11 a. more »»

Shop until you drop for service

October 31, 2012 Everyone should shop around for the best price before buying, unless they’re lying in the back of an ambulance. It’s how capitalism keeps prices competitive. more »»

Beach Library seeks landscaping volunteers

October 24, 2012 Upcoming Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Your politically correct auto advice columnist

October 24, 2012 I was recently scolded for a previous column. A nice lady told me I had been extremely one-sided in the column about automotive terminology. more »»

Boating: Getting away, coming home!

October 24, 2012 The weather turned cold on the Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) on our third day. So we went fishing. No blue's blitz. That's when the blues chase small menhaden fish up onto the beac. more »»

Sometimes it’s like rocket surgery

October 17, 2012 The girl began her story. “It’s like I was like driving to school on like Dan C. Pratt Six Mile Cypress Parkway, when it just like stopped like going, you know?” I didn’t know. more »»

Cullimore is Beach Library artist of the month

October 17, 2012 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Getting Started with Your IPod on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. more »»

Boating: Dateline Nags Head, N.C.

October 17, 2012 Just a little side trip during a business trip. One of the best fishing spots besides Florida. Left the Dead End Canal on Saturday morning early and made it to Santee, S.C. in the afternoo. more »»

Working for the public is nuts

October 10, 2012 Any of us who have ever worked for the public have learned a few things about human nature. more »»

Community room is available at the Beach Library

October 10, 2012 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 10:30 a.m. Computers Q & A on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. Dog Day, Thursday, Oct. 11, at 3 to 4:15 p.m. more »»

Boating: Here comes season!

October 10, 2012 I saw a Canadian license plate in the last couple of days in September. Sure sign that the “snowbird season” was about to begin. First to arrive are the oldest and, or, the farthest north. more »»

A check before buying, a kiss before dying

October 3, 2012 A nice lady just bought a car from her trusted neighbor. He assured her the car was sound. He told her the car was ready for a trip to Boston if desired. more »»

Beach Library to celebrate expansion Saturday

October 3, 2012 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wed, Oct 3 at 10:30 a.m. Ice Cream Social, Sat, Oct 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Upcoming Activities Basic Computer Q & A, Thur, Oct. 11 at 10:30am. more »»

Boating: Increase In Boating Accidents?

October 2, 2012 We were sitting in the 'Pukin Pelican' last Sunday when the building shook hard enough to spill a small amount of beer from 'Waukee Bill's' full beer. more »»

Consider the Library Annex for regular print fiction and DVDs

September 26, 2012 Upcoming Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 10:30 a.m. in the Community Room. Construction Plans continue to go well with the renovatio. more »»

Boating: A goodbye to a trusted friend

September 26, 2012 Over the years I've come to trust a very able boat mechanic named Bob. He became a good friend several boats back when he rescued me from a night on the water anchored in the Back Bay. more »»

Try sensibly using your senses

September 26, 2012 The following stories are true. Names have been changed to protect the innocent, and to avoid embarrassing myself. Mr. Jones leaves his car with the instruction to “tune it u. more »»

Beach Library seeks special volunteers

September 19, 2012 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19 meets in new Community Room, Library Commons Going Further with Your IPad on Thursday, September 20 at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Boating: Will sailboats save the world

September 19, 2012 I made two trips to the Circle K with my 25-gallon super duty gas station on wheels. That's 50 gallons for my boat at $3.79 per gallon. Don't waste time doing the math; the total bill was $19. more »»



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