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Articles from December 2017

What is Happening, Dec. ‘17

What is Happening, Dec. ‘17

The warnings have started with several Clayton Storm Alerts already appearing.

This is a festive month as family and friends make their way down our main streets looking for the perfect gift. Our only suggestion is to stay warm, take time to rest and of course, enjoy our 2017 December issue.

December is a wonderful month to publish TI Life as it is filled with articles that I am sure you will enjoy.
by: Susan W. Smith
2017 Photo Contest Winners

2017 Photo Contest Winners

I look forward to each year’s photo contest, with a mixture of delight and dread. Delight because it gives me a th...
by: Ian Coristine
Photo Contest: Honorable Mentions

Photo Contest: Honorable Mentions

So I made my choices for the 2017 Thousand Islands Life Photo Contest. Now you can make yours. Each of these images earn...
by: Ian Coristine
Island Fashion Through the Decades

Island Fashion Through the Decades

My favorite historic picture of our island was taken in the early 1890s in a cluster of rocks outside the backdoor of ou...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
The Lyman in My Life

The Lyman in My Life

It was a bright and breezy, late-Spring-at-the-River day, the first time we saw The Boat - frozen in space, if not time
by: Wayne C. Strauss
The Incredible Mr. Empey

The Incredible Mr. Empey

There must be something in the St. Lawrence air or water that gives special skills to a particular breed of River Rats w...
by: Bob Anderson
Christmas Mystery Rendez-Vous, A TI Christmas Yarn

Christmas Mystery Rendez-Vous, A TI Christmas Yarn

Ian woke with a start! There were strange noises and it was cold, very, very cold and crisp. He peeked out from under...
by: Charles MacLean Cochand
Sudoku Puzzle #32

Sudoku Puzzle #32

Can you believe this is the last issue of T. I. Life for 2017?  Let’s hope for a long and enjoyable River sea...
by: Dan LeKander
The Catamaran: Primo

The Catamaran: Primo

The objective of this article is not a comprehensive history of catamarans. It is in fact an attempt to provide the hist...
by: Rex Ennis
Small Harbors

Small Harbors

Canadian ship struggled getting in and out of small harbors Editor”s Note:  The TI Life R...
by: Richard Palmer
Dock Dog

Dock Dog

While my wife and I, along with our three kids, certainly look forward to our annual summer vacations in the 1000 Island...
by: Tom King
RoarLoud.NET Visits the Thousand Islands

RoarLoud.NET Visits the Thousand Islands

“Hey Susie, have you seen this?” asked Bill, “No! Then look, and tell me Where and Why?” The ...
by: Susan W. Smith