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Articles from December 2013

TI Life for the Holidays

TI Life for the Holidays

Thanks for putting a Thousand Islands in your life in 2013 and we wish you and your family a happy and joyous 2014. The...
by: Susan W. Smith
Season’s Greetings–Photo Contest 2013

Season’s Greetings–Photo Contest 2013

Editor’s Note: Season's Greetings for 2013. We asked our readers to submit their very best photographs of the Thousa...
by: Ian Coristine
The River’s Spell

The River’s Spell

When you talk about The River here in the Thousand Islands, no further explanation is required. Why? Because it might as...
by: Kim Lunman
The whole story of Hub Island

The whole story of Hub Island

Before my first visit to Grenell, my husband, then fiancé, tried to describe Grenell and surroundings. When he mentioned...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Life After Death for a Wooden Boat

Life After Death for a Wooden Boat

The life of a wooden boat can be harsh. As they age, these boats are often one problem away from being unceremoniously p...
by: Scott Ouderkirk
Special Weekend Guests

Special Weekend Guests

It all started with our neighbors. That is how most good things begin on Mink Island. The Navarras and the Ryans are fri...
by: Martha Grimes
Best Wishes from Round Island

Best Wishes from Round Island

It is Christmas on the River, a place quite different from summertime. The hustle and bustle of water sports and recreat...
by: Richard L. Withington
Memories of Zenda

Memories of Zenda

The first time I walked down the curving drive to the Zenda Lodge I was going to apply for a job. I had heard that they ...
by: Nancy Bond
“Thanks to the Community… We’ve Moved”

“Thanks to the Community… We’ve Moved”

Take a grant from the Northern New York Community Foundation and one from the Delaney Bay Foundation on Grindstone Islan...
by: Susan Smith and Bill Munro
Wings Like Eagles

Wings Like Eagles

When I was young, one of my favorite verses went like this: "They who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They ...
by: Patty Mondore
Brain Freeze on the St. Lawrence, a short story by Chris Brock

Brain Freeze on the St. Lawrence, a short story by Chris Brock

Playton mayor Ogden Harper donned his pajamas and sat back with a tumbler of sherry in front of the TV...
by: Chris Brock
Pictures of the Thousand Islands, circa 1886

Pictures of the Thousand Islands, circa 1886

These Thousand Island pictures, taken over one hundred twenty five years ago, are a treasure to be shared. They are sca...
by: Robert L. Matthews
December Newsletter from RiverQuest

December Newsletter from RiverQuest

It’s been an incredibly exciting year for RiverQuest’s Aquatarium, and 2014 looks even brighter! With the RiverQuest Aq...
by: Morgan McLellan
A Gift from Brockville

A Gift from Brockville

Winters grasp begins to take hold. The boaters are long gone, either to a distant land or are squirreled away inside, be...
by: Michael Chahley