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Articles from October 2010

TI Life in October 2010

TI Life in October 2010

This month our "TI Life" authors look back over Summer 2010. We also introduce four new contributors and we report with pride how our September article, “Gananoque’s Link to Victory”, written by John and Jim Taylor was reprinted with a “Wow Factor” by the Vintage Wings of Canada Foundation.
by: Susan W. Smith
Not Easy Being On A Ship: Part I

Not Easy Being On A Ship: Part I

Paper work. Mounds and mounds of paper work pile high on a desk in an office over the summer months – a common sight for...
by: Michael Folsom
A Nautical Hitchhiker…

A Nautical Hitchhiker…

As a nautical hitchhiker, I've explored the Thousand Islands by tall ship, cruise ship, power boat, canoe skiff, Sea-Doo...
by: Kim Lunman
1960’s Calumet Island

1960’s Calumet Island

My brother and I spent every summer weekend on Calumet Island in the 1960s...
by: Mike Fesko
Fish Tales

Fish Tales

I learned to fish here in the Thousand Islands the year before we were married. My husband, Gary, grew up fishing. It wa...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Bill Munro’s camera “is there… “

Bill Munro’s camera “is there… “

Bill Munro, a photographer with a keen eye, has a simple-and-sensible philosophy about taking pictures: To get great pic...
by: Susan W. Smith
Hill Island’s Link to Monsters and Murderers…

Hill Island’s Link to Monsters and Murderers…

Looking up the history of Hill Island's Lot #7 we discovered monsters and murderers...
by: Susan Smith with the Heberlings
Round Island Embezzler

Round Island Embezzler

Tuesday 3 May 1898 the First National Bank of Carthage did not open its doors for business. Why had the directors posted...
by: Rex Ennis
Saving “River Runner”

Saving “River Runner”

My earliest recollection of "River Runner", our spectacular 1926 Hutchinson Brothers sedan, was of a gray painted work
by: John Peach
What is around the bend?

What is around the bend?

Hunched, damp and tired, we look at the scribbled number on the page and debate calling the U.S. Coast Guard. Almost 24-...
by: Trevor Brightman
Summer Adventures

Summer Adventures

My co-workers warned me that June seems to skip right into September and everything in between is just a blur. How true it is,
by: Star Carter