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Articles from May 2011

TI Life in May 2011

TI Life in May 2011

Thousand Islands Life Magazine presents 12 articles this month…  something for everyone!  Not only are the art...
by: Susan W. Smith
Kestrel Finds its 'Castle' at Boldt Yacht House

Kestrel Finds its 'Castle' at Boldt Yacht House

George C. Boldt, who famously built a castle for his beloved bride on Heart Island in what would become the most tragic ...
by: Kim Lunman
Captain Richard ‘RF’ Fawcett and the “Wolfe Islander III”

Captain Richard ‘RF’ Fawcett and the “Wolfe Islander III”

“You know,” he began, “I’ve worked on all three ‘Wolfe Islanders’.
by: Brian Johnson
Northern Marine’s  community…

Northern Marine’s community…

Imagine if there was no gas station near your home, no mechanic to fix your car, or, when at home, no place to park your...
by: Susan W. Smith
Leaky Boats

Leaky Boats

I then knew, well before anyone else my age, that life’s basic needs were food, clothing, shelter and a boat...
by: Hunter Grimes
Ospreys

Ospreys

I see ospreys almost everyday of the year. When I go to the grocery story, in the parking lot and ditto at the gas station...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Miracle on the St. Lawrence

Miracle on the St. Lawrence

The man is getting worse, the weather is getting worse, the clock is running, the fireboat is unable to do much assistance...
by: Richard L. Withington
Facilities for the Faithful

Facilities for the Faithful

The first Christian denomination on Grindstone was known as Christian Order founded by elder Jason McKee of Stone Mills ...
by: Rex Ennis
Ringer’s Mountains & Valleys

Ringer’s Mountains & Valleys

Artist and writer Michael Ringer, gave me the opportunity to peek inside his new book… Ringer’s Mountains & Valleys Northern New York...
by: Susan W. Smith
When I see a ‘saltie’…

When I see a ‘saltie’…

When I see a ‘saltie’, I wonder what critters might be stowed away in its ballast tanks...
by: Jennifer J. Caddick
Going, Going, Almost Gone…

Going, Going, Almost Gone…

In April, the website ABay.com published photographs of the crumbling boathouse on Ina Island.  The author, aka Joh...
by: Susan W. Smith
Creating Passion and Voices…

Creating Passion and Voices…

In the spring of 2000 my husband, Doug Girvin, and I moved to the Islands.  By summer we’d become 1000 Islands boat...
by: Linda Gayle Ross
A Picture Window onto Paradise

A Picture Window onto Paradise

I met many interesting people around the park but one particular gentleman stands out in my mind. Joe Pullaw was an old river rat, probably sixty years my senior...
by: Tom King