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Articles from February 2013

TI Life in February 2013

TI Life in February 2013

This month’s issue is special. When Hunter Grimes sent his "An essay which is not all about hunting and guns…" I realized right away this was a MUST READ. I got just as enthused when Bill Munro agreed to provide "Nature/Outdoor Photography… We pay tribute to the late Myrna Clark and William (Bill) Browning – and photographers give us pictures
by: Susan W. Smith
The Era of the Hutchinson Day Cruiser

The Era of the Hutchinson Day Cruiser

In the early 1900s, long deck launches became the boats of choice among well-to-do summer residents on the lakes and riv...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
Nature/Outdoor Photography… may be just what you’ve been looking for!

Nature/Outdoor Photography… may be just what you’ve been looking for!

For River folks of all ages the world of nature and all of its beauty is literally waiting just outside your door. ...
by: Bill Munro
Appreciating the River in Winter

Appreciating the River in Winter

My grandfather, Thomas Mitchell (1913-1990), told me many stories about life on the river during the winter months. Many...
by: Tom French
Point La Morte - or Lindsay Point's Place in History

Point La Morte - or Lindsay Point's Place in History

One of the little known historic sites on the Canadian mainland is the area around Sheriff’s and Lindsay’s Points west o...
by: Alan Lindsay
The Collection Moves On…

The Collection Moves On…

I love looking at photographs of the Thousand Islands. In fact, I can never get enough of them, so when I learned that D...
by: Susan W. Smith
Quilting the River Region…

Quilting the River Region…

Readers of Thousand Islands Life well know how the St. Lawrence River inspires artists, poets, writers . . .
by: Kara Lynn Dunn
Patriot Chronicles: The Hickory Island Incursion

Patriot Chronicles: The Hickory Island Incursion

The date was February 1838. Action in the Upper Canadian rebellion had abated on Navy Island on the Niagara River and ha...
by: John Carter
A Thanks Leads to Memories

A Thanks Leads to Memories

In early February TI Life received a note from Rob Pakan.  He gave a heartfelt thanks to TI Life and our many autho...
by: Robert Pakan
The Fees go up, but “How Much”?

The Fees go up, but “How Much”?

Our family came to the Thousand Islands and spent five years visiting the St. Lawrence Islands National Park docks. As a...
by: Susan W. Smith
An essay which is not all about hunting and guns…

An essay which is not all about hunting and guns…

The Serious Part of Childhood on the River and Elsewhere  …Milestones When we think of our progress down the river...
by: Hunter Grimes
TI Life to the rescue…

TI Life to the rescue…

Wheelock Souvenir China In early February we received this email from Carol Apperson. Oceanside, Oregon, USA.  Car...
by: Susan W. Smith
Bucky, a special winter visitor

Bucky, a special winter visitor

I have been feeding the deer for years at our winter home along the Parkway near Ivy Lea.  They were emptying my bi...
by: Judy Orr