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Articles from February 2009

Important News for Brockville and the Thousand Islands

Important News for Brockville and the Thousand Islands

A proposed anchor tourism attraction for the Thousand Islands is a huge step closer to opening its doors on Brockville’s...
by: Kim Lunman
Snowsqualls and Other Joys

Snowsqualls and Other Joys

In January, Phil Chadwick read Dr. Richard Withington's "A Winter Islander" story and offered to write about the weather...
by: Phil Chadwick
Time On Tug Was No Breeze

Time On Tug Was No Breeze

  Some sleep in queen-sized beds on luxury yachts, some sleep under the Thousand Islands sky in a sleeping bag, but...
by: Michael Folsom
Photographs in the Lake Fleet

Photographs in the Lake Fleet

For the formative years of my career I shot news and documentary programming on 16mm film and later tape. It was the bes...
by: Doug McLellan
The MacNair Forty-Acre Muskie

The MacNair Forty-Acre Muskie

A “Monster” muskie was caught in the Thousand Islands on November 28th by Ottawa resident Dale MacNair who was with his ...
by: David Ray & Susan W. Smith
King of the Empress

King of the Empress

PRESCOTT: The Canadian Empress is about to set sail from the Fort Town to its next port of call - Brockville - with passengers from all over North America
by: Kim Lunman
Winter Island living - "How do you do it?"

Winter Island living - "How do you do it?"

In listening to the Inauguration, I was struck by our new President's call for individual responsibility. As I thought a...
by: Richard L. Withington
Preserving the Thousand Islands

Preserving the Thousand Islands

Have you seen the terns circling over their nests on the Eagle Wing Shoals? When was the last time you walked the Macshe...
by: David Ray & Susan W. Smith
May Dewey's Diary, Part III September 1888

May Dewey's Diary, Part III September 1888

"Ella & I did nothing much today. Edgewood has closed & everything is on the decline. I received a letter from L...
by: Kristen Pinkney
February's TI Life

February's TI Life

The January issue was sent in the late evening and by morning my mailbox received comments, questions and offers to contribute. That was great!
by: Susan W. Smith
Spring into the Boating Season

Spring into the Boating Season

February, the dead of winter, and here we are thinking spring. We asked Roland Pootmans and his wife, Danielle, if they ...
by: Roland Pootmans
More Than a Salad Dressing & an Author of Astronomy

More Than a Salad Dressing & an Author of Astronomy

Kim Lunman wrote about John Keats in our January issue (Of Time and an Author) and we all appreciate the Trilogy written...
by: Susan W. Smith