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Articles from April 2015

TI Life Happenings April ‘15

TI Life Happenings April ‘15

Ice breakers have gone through, the rain and wind have done their part - so yes - we will be back on the River very soon. This article provides news of Gan's Contractor's Dock; Cape Vincent's Snow Sculptures and we share a video and photographs... Enjoy!
by: Susan W. Smith
Growing a Dream at Boldt Castle

Growing a Dream at Boldt Castle

Justin Heath has a dream that someday the sign on Heart Island will read: Boldt Castle & Formal Gardens. For some, the g...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Artist Alice Burton

Artist Alice Burton

How do you capture an inspired view of the River? In memories? Perhaps digitally, or yesterday on film?  Alice Burton’s ...
by: Susan W. Smith
“The Last of the Old Timers,” A Short Story

“The Last of the Old Timers,” A Short Story

Editor’s note:  Our thanks to Tom French for sharing his fictional story with TI Life from his e-book. Wind Water Waves,...
by: Tom French
The Silence of the River

The Silence of the River

“There are all kinds of silences and each of them means a different thing. There is the silence that comes with mo...
by: Jeffry Weldon
Luckenback: Gilded Age Yachtsman

Luckenback: Gilded Age Yachtsman

The Luckenback Family were prominent River people, yet they did not have a cottage, as far as this author has been able ...
by: Rex Ennis
Frances Richards and Oscar Wilde

Frances Richards and Oscar Wilde

Frances Richards was born in Brockville, in 1852, into the prominent Richards clan. Her uncle William Buell Richards was...
by: Russ Disotell
Part I. “Toujours Jeune–Always Young” by Rex Ennis

Part I. “Toujours Jeune–Always Young” by Rex Ennis

  Editor’s Note.  Rexford Ennis published “Toujours Jeune, Always Young,” in 2012 and the...
by: Rex Ennis
Statistics on the St. Lawrence

Statistics on the St. Lawrence

Steven D. Glazer found the attached article from the front page of the October 24, 1890, issue of The St. Lawrence Heral...
by: Steven D. Glazer
Charlie Donevan & Landon Bay… April FAB Community Profile

Charlie Donevan & Landon Bay… April FAB Community Profile

The FAB Community profile series features people who are prominent and involved members of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere ...
by: Hillary Hone
Cruise ships are coming…

Cruise ships are coming…

As we go to press today, April 14th, we learned that Clayton will serve as a Port of Call for cruise ships this summer.&...
by: 1000 Islands