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Articles from January 2013

TI Life in January ‘13

TI Life in January ‘13

This is one of our most ambitious issues… 13 articles… over 130 photographs, special videos including one created on YouTube for TI Life, Seaway 2012, history, an excursion, a book review… and the launch of RiverQuest...Then, ever wonder what was here before? We introduce new Facebook pages featuring vintage photographs … and we show snowbirds how winter 2013 has started..
by: Susan W. Smith
The Bell Rings Twice…

The Bell Rings Twice…

You can see the utter joy on their faces as children of the congregation come forward to ring the chapel. Lots of childr...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Red Hot Start Leads to Positive Seaway Season

Red Hot Start Leads to Positive Seaway Season

There was no ice to thaw as the Seaway season got underway back in March due to temperatures being higher than normal th...
by: Michael Folsom
Frederick G. Bourne and "The Things That Matter Most"

Frederick G. Bourne and "The Things That Matter Most"

His name has become quite familiar in the Thousand Islands in recent years even though he hasn't been there in almost a ...
by: Patty Mondore
MUSKIES---Believe it or Not

MUSKIES---Believe it or Not

I’ve heard stories, seen pictures and I’ve even seen the dusty stuffed trophies mounted...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
1000 Islands 130 Years Ago

1000 Islands 130 Years Ago

There are times in one’s life when the stars seem to be in alignment and maybe this to be one of those times.  It i...
by: Robert L. Matthews, narrated by Jan Eliot
Winter’s update from Round Island

Winter’s update from Round Island

Throughout the winter season Dr. Richard Withington  provides a unique service to Round Islanders.  He writes ...
by: Richard L. Withington
Well Worth the Wait…

Well Worth the Wait…

It was about 45 years ago, give or take a few years, when I first visited the Thousand Islands. I was about 7 or 8 years...
by: Tim Kocher
Restoring an Outboard Engine

Restoring an Outboard Engine

In mid-September 2011, I visited the Thousand Islands briefly from my home in East Virginia to gather material for an ar...
by: Dave Whitford
May Irwin’s Home Cooking

May Irwin’s Home Cooking

In December I won an auction on eBay – a pewter “Trophy Cup”. Once again...
by: Karen Killian
RiverQuest Discovered

RiverQuest Discovered

Were you around this summer to see photographers and videographers with cameras in hand shooting from the air, on boats,...
by: Susan W. Smith
Book Review:  The Middle of Everywhere by Ray Petersen

Book Review: The Middle of Everywhere by Ray Petersen

How often is life a singular path?  A narrative that guides you from one meaningful moment to the next.  All o...
by: Mark R. Russell
Excursion to England, 2012

Excursion to England, 2012

In August 1958, my family of five, mom, dad, brother, sister, and myself sailed aboard the Cunard’s famous RMS Queen Elizabeth liner to Southampton, England.
by: Rex Ennis