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Articles from October 2013

TI Life in October ‘13

TI Life in October ‘13

For many, Canadian Thanksgiving and the US Columbus Day weekend signal an end to summer. For those still on the River, please beware of low water, frequent storms, and the promise of frost. This TI Life in October article brings you beautiful Fall photographs, a RiverQuest update, exciting videos and introduces our new contributors.
by: Susan W. Smith
A Proud Wolfe Islander from Button Bay

A Proud Wolfe Islander from Button Bay

Paul V. Johnson October 15, 1940 – October 8, 2011 Ambitious, meticulous, redheaded Irishman... could be hotheaded, to...
by: Brian Johnson
Tattered to Perfection

Tattered to Perfection

A River Shirt is that special work shirt that is tattered, torn or splattered with paint, but it goes way beyond that.
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Honey Bee Island’s Little Free Library

Honey Bee Island’s Little Free Library

Two years ago, Janice and I were watching the evening news when we saw a report on something called “The Little Free Lib...
by: Michael and Janice Laprade
River Rat Kids, A recollection by Hunter Grimes III

River Rat Kids, A recollection by Hunter Grimes III

These days, there does not seem to be much to distinguish young river rat types. Times have changed and young people hav...
by: Hunter Grimes
David Parkins - A big world view, from little Lansdowne, Ontario

David Parkins - A big world view, from little Lansdowne, Ontario

David Parkins is a top notch illustrator, whose work is seen in high profile international magazines, award winning ‘pic...
by: Liz Huff
Photography by Joseph T. Meirose IV

Photography by Joseph T. Meirose IV

Sometimes we see a beautiful photograph and think, “I wish that I could take photographs like that”. Well, that’s what I...
by: Susan W. Smith
Is the 1000 Islands Region Scenic Enough?

Is the 1000 Islands Region Scenic Enough?

Plans are currently underway to bring a new distinction to the 1000 Islands region that is long overdue, providing more ...
by: Mary Hamilton
Underground Railroad Station on Grindstone?

Underground Railroad Station on Grindstone?

This summer Meki Tate, a descendant of Cato Leonard visited the Thousand Island Museum in Clayton, NY.   Her v...
by: Rex Ennis
Google Trek of the Thousand Islands National Park

Google Trek of the Thousand Islands National Park

Email, Facebook, Instagram, and all the other wondrous tools available on the Internet have made it easier than ever to ...
by: Bruce MacMillan