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Articles from December 2016

TI Life Photo Contest Winners

TI Life Photo Contest Winners

You’d be amazed by how difficult judging a contest like this is. I’m immediately forced to reject images, but that’s ver...
by: Ian Coristine
The Bridges of the 1000 Islands

The Bridges of the 1000 Islands

The Thousand Islands International Bridge is an iconic symbol of the 1000 Islands, connecting southeastern Ontario and n...
by: Kim Lunman
Emergencies Reviewed 2016

Emergencies Reviewed 2016

Each year we are all called upon to support our area emergency services. Some of these services are paid for through tax...
by: Richard L. Withington
Ian’s Christmas Feast, 1944

Ian’s Christmas Feast, 1944

Ian Aldous MacLean was born in England, on Dec 2nd 1918, just outside London. His father was Lt. Col. Charles. . .
by: Charles MacLean Cochand
The Foreign Element

The Foreign Element

It was a great day for Lyle Notting when he realized he was within reach of his deep-seated goal and obsession of lugging home a free-standing walk-in cooler.
by: Chris Brock
Shipbuilding in Chaumont, by R.E. Fairman

Shipbuilding in Chaumont, by R.E. Fairman

Not so long ago, but not that many people now living, can recall the time, winter was about as busy as summer, at almost every Lake Ontario
by: Richard Palmer
Preparation for Rebellion and Protection of Kingston

Preparation for Rebellion and Protection of Kingston

They were trying times in Upper Canada. Between December 1837 and December 1838, one internal revolt, one uprising, and at least fourteen armed incursions...
by: John C. Carter
Chapter Eighteen… The Beginning Game

Chapter Eighteen… The Beginning Game

It was a lovely spring day, perhaps the best of the early season with a brilliant sun shining off the rich blue waters of the St. Lawrence River
by: R.M. Doyon
Book Review: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner

Book Review: Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner

The Lord works in mysterious ways; mothers do not. Whatever my mother did between the hours of ten that night and seven ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Book Review: First Responder

Book Review: First Responder

I begin a review of “First Responder”, by Richard Withington, MD, with a memory of a phone call I received in 2009, from...
by: Susan W. Smith
Sudoku Puzzle Challenge, December 2016

Sudoku Puzzle Challenge, December 2016

Another complete guide to solving a difficult puzzle, December 2016. Puzzle #20 has much to offer in terms of learning ...
by: Dan LeKander