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February 2015 Volume 10 Issue 2


TI Life Important Happenings, Feb ‘15

TI Life Important Happenings, Feb ‘15

Midwinter – reports of too much snow,  record breaking low temperatures and Interstate pile-ups.  However the days are getting longer, marinas are sending out newsletters and February is the shortest month – hope is in the air! A special tribute to the late Dan Denney Someone asked  how I decide what will appear in...
by: Susan W. Smith
Everything You Need, You Can Find on Grenell (Lighthouse Wedding)

Everything You Need, You Can Find on Grenell (Lighthouse Wedding)

Before he died, our neighbor Bill Wood, a part-time handy man on the island, always said that you can find anything you ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
The Eels in Eel Bay

The Eels in Eel Bay

Last summer I read Captain Henry Johnston’s 1937 book, The Thousand Islands of the St Lawrence River with Descriptions o...
by: Robert L. Matthews
Cape Vincent Harbor Lighthouses

Cape Vincent Harbor Lighthouses

A breakwater in front of the piers at Cape Vincent, is demanded by the commercial wants of the place, and it is presumed...
by: Mary Alice Snetsinger
Making Glad the Wilderness: Our Thousand Islands Pitch Pines

Making Glad the Wilderness: Our Thousand Islands Pitch Pines

One of the things I look forward to most of all, upon arriving back at camp for the summer, is to hop in my kayak and ch...
by: Patty Mondore
Thank You Doug Grant!

Thank You Doug Grant!

Throughout this past month, the name Doug Grant has overtaken my Facebook alerts and I am happy it has. He has, just ...
by: Susan W. Smith
One Man’s Trash

One Man’s Trash

This is a true story...Sunday is a day of rest for everyone in the Carpenter family except my mother. She calls Sunday “the day of the rest of it.” My Mom runs Carpenter’s Grocery
by: Regi Carpenter
Hobart Tasmania, Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Hobart Tasmania, Australian Wooden Boat Festival

Question: What does the St. Lawrence River and the Derwent River in Hobart, Tasmania have in common? Answer: Ca...
by: Elaine Vedette Tack
From Political Prisoner to American Pioneer

From Political Prisoner to American Pioneer

Patriot Chronicles: From Political Prisoner to American Pioneer February 12, 1840 marked the end of a long voyage to a ...
by: John Carter
Sky of Fire

Sky of Fire

I’ve posted this picture a few times over the years and get an incredible response each time. I like to make the t...
by: Tim Kocher
A Most Successful Summer – Arthur Child Museum

A Most Successful Summer – Arthur Child Museum

Summer 2014 saw a total of 23,000 visitors come through the Arthur Child Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands on Gananoqu...
by: Susan W. Smith
Thousand Islands Life

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Alexandra Kelly and Monica Seidel (1) 
Alicia Wanless (2) 
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Andrew B. King (1) 
Anne Timmons (1) 
Anthony Mollica Jr. (12) 
April Scott-Clarke (2) 
Arthur Bronstein (1) 
Arthur Pegg UE (2) 
Ashley Brenon (1) 
Beth White (1) 
Bill Munro (1) 
Bill Fitsell (1) 
Bob Arnebeck (2) 
Bonnie Wilkinson Mark (2) 
Brandon Hollis (1) 
Brian Johnson (36) 
Bruce MacMillan (1) 
Bruce Sherman (1) 
Bud Andress (3) 
Carolyn Pratt (1) 
Cary R. Brick (3) 
Celia Medcalf (1) 
Charles MacLean Cochand (5) 
Chris Brock (4) 
Chris Murray (4) 
Christian L. Vischi (1) 
Corinne Mockler (1) 
Corinne Mockler (3) 
Dan Denney (2) 
Daniel Gregory (1) 
Dave Whitford (6) 
David Bull (1) 
David Dodge (3) 
David Lyttle (1) 
David P. Dargie (1) 
David Pritt (1) 
David Ray & Susan W. Smith (2) 
Dean Pagani (2) 
Deane C. Parkhurst (2) 
Debbie Bennett (1) 
Deborah Shaw (1) 
Debra Wdowiak (1) 
Dennis McCarthy (5) 
Dennis McCarthy and Khris Hunt (1) 
Dianne Phillips (1) 
Dick Sherwood (1) 
Dolores R. Buckley (1) 
Don Brown (1) 
Don Ross (1) 
Donna Walsh Inglehart (1) 
Doug McLellan (2) 
Douglas Day (1) 
Douglas Goodfellow (1) 
Douglas Vittum (1) 
Dudley E. Danielson (1) 
Elaine Vedette Tack (2) 
Ellen Childs (1) 
Erin McCarthy Brick (2) 
Floyd Patterson (1) 
George Bailey (1) 
Geraldine Last (2) 
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Gretchen Bambrick (1) 
Hannah Connolly (1) 
Hayley Coristine (3) 
Hayley Jones and Laura Kelly (1) 
Heather Chitty (1) 
Henney Hambrose (1) 
Herb Sheridan (1) 
Hope Marshall (1) 
Hunter Grimes (7) 
Ian Coristine (13) 
Jack E. Churchward (1) 
Jack Elder (1) 
James Morrison (2) 
James Rappaport (11) 
Jane Rippeteau Heffron (1) 
Janet Sullins (1) 
Janet Sullins & Susan Smith (1) 
Jason McNaught (1) 
Jean King (1) 
Jean Papke (1) 
Jeff Streets (1) 
Jennifer Brundage (1) 
Jennifer J. Caddick (4) 
Jill and Bob White (1) 
Joan Russell (1) 
Joel Godfrey (2) 
John Carter (10) 
John Keilty (1) 
John and Jim Taylor (1) 
John Farrell, PhD (1) 
John Peach (11) 
John Taylor (1) 
Judith F. Pearson (1) 
Judith Gould (1) 
Judy Orr (1) 
Julie Madlin (1) 
Kara Lynn Dunn (2) 
Karan Marie Cross (1) 
Karen Wand (1) 
Karen Killian (2) 
Kate Modler (1) 
Kathi and Dennis McCarthy (3) 
Kathi McCarthy (2) 
Kathleen Burtch (1) 
Kathleen Thomas (1) 
Kathy Kempson (1) 
Kathy Kempson and Peggy Hart (1) 
Kelly Kearns (1) 
Ken Deedy (1) 
Kim Lunman (68) 
Kim Robinson (3) 
Konrad Linckh (3) 
Kristen Pinkney (12) 
Kristen Taylor (4) 
Larry Golden (2) 
Laurie Donohue (1) 
Lin Bennett (1) 
Linda Gayle Ross (2) 
Linda Rowe (1) 
Liz Huff (4) 
Lorraine Payette (1) 
Lynn E. McElfresh (77) 
M. Bruce McAdam (1) 
M.A. Noble (4) 
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Mark A. Wentling (3) 
Mark R. Russell (3) 
Martha Grimes (2) 
Martin Zonnenberg (2) 
Mary Alice Snetsinger (5) 
Mary Hamilton (1) 
Melinda Stubbee (1) 
Michael and Janice Laprade (1) 
Michael Chahley (1) 
Michael Folsom (31) 
Michael Joyce (1) 
Michael Ringer and Susan Smith (1) 
Michael Whittaker (4) 
Michelle Caron (2) 
Michelle Argersinger (1) 
Mike Cox (1) 
Mike Fesko (3) 
Mike Franklin (3) 
Missy L. Rosenberry (1) 
Morgan McLellan (3) 
Morley Verdier (2) 
Nancy Bond (8) 
Nicole Gokey (1) 
Pat Colby (1) 
Patricia Tague (1) 
Patricia Costa Viglucci (1) 
Patty Mondore (4) 
Patty Mondore (3) 
Paul Reilly (1) 
Paul Scott (1) 
Paul Heberling (1) 
Paul Malo (50) 
Pauline Buckby (2) 
Peg Dolan (1) 
Phil Chadwick (2) 
Philip Jellie (1) 
Pierre Mercier (1) 
Portia Leggat (1) 
Rachel Cole (2) 
Randy Rezabek (1) 
Rebecca Hopfinger (3) 
Regi Carpenter (1) 
Rex Ennis (23) 
Rich Clarke (1) 
Richard Calabrese (1) 
Richard L. Withington (19) 
Richard Palmer (1) 
Richard W. Randall (1) 
Rick Tague (3) 
Robert L. Matthews (21) 
Robert L. Matthews, narrated by Jan Eliot (2) 
Robert Pakan (1) 
Robert S. Miner (1) 
Rod Anstee (1) 
Roland Pootmans (1) 
Ronald Hammond (1) 
Ross D. Pollack (6) 
Russ Disotell (2) 
Sam Wiebe (1) 
Sarah Miller (1) 
Sarah Walsh (1) 
Scott Ouderkirk (2) 
Shaun J. McLaughlin (3) 
Star Carter (4) 
Steve Adams (1) 
Steve Hornsby (1) 
Steven D. Glazer (2) 
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