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Articles from February 2017

What’s Happening in TI Life, February 2017

What’s Happening in TI Life, February 2017

What an unusual February. Usually, we have a frozen River. This year we have open water, wind, freezing rain and sunshine. and this week SNOW. All part of Winter 2017 in the Thousand Islands.
This month's articles are just as unusual. Check here for videos and photographs and hopefully good news about the border for fishermen.
by: Susan W. Smith
The Grenell Island Yacht Club

The Grenell Island Yacht Club

“What can you tell me about the Grenell Island Yacht Club?” I get asked that question a lot. My answer—not much. All I k...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
String Too Short To Save

String Too Short To Save

It was the last of summer when I came upon an old torn piece of lined yellow paper:   November 15, 1986 I burie...
by: Jane Rippeteau Heffron
River Birds: 40 Years of Change, Part II, Mixed News

River Birds: 40 Years of Change, Part II, Mixed News

The dynamic nature of our regions avifauna continues to be shaped by human actions, positive and negative. Some species ...
by: Gerry Smith
Treasure Among the Islands, by the late Hunter Grimes III

Treasure Among the Islands, by the late Hunter Grimes III

Editor’s Note:  Our thanks to Martha Grimes wife of the late Hunter Grimes III (1946-2015) Martha found this article, pu...
by: Hunter Grimes
Near the Borderline by David Inglehart

Near the Borderline by David Inglehart

David Inglehart… What don’t you do?  A Google search finds that, in addition to a teacher and journalist, you’ve been a ...
by: Susan Smith and David Inglehart
The World in Three Inches

The World in Three Inches

That’s the size of the monitor on my camera. When I shoot, my entire world is reduced to just three inches. If you use a...
by: Tom Robbins
Who Was May Irwin?

Who Was May Irwin?

May was born Ada (some sources say Georgina) May Campbell, in Whitby, Ontario, Canada on June 27, 1862. Her father died ...
by: Sharon Bourquin
A New Passion for Sharing the Islands

A New Passion for Sharing the Islands

When Dennis McCarthy retired in 2009, he turned to his wife, Kathi, and said. "A year on the River in photos" that is wh...
by: Susan W. Smith