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Articles from May 2013

TI Life in May 2013

TI Life in May 2013

Freshwater Jellyfish in the Thousand Islands?... “Border fee for Canadians banned by U.S. Senators…” Yes, lots of news in this “TI Life in May 2013.” Plus dozens of photographs representing Spring 2013 - the moon, sunsets, even a dinner party for 30! New contributors and your favorites including Lynn McElfresh and Brian Johnson.
by: Susan W. Smith
“Growing Up on Wolfe Island”, history and storytelling…

“Growing Up on Wolfe Island”, history and storytelling…

“It began as a spark of an idea that grew from conversations about the wonderful ‘Island’ stories...
by: Brian Johnson
A Cottage By Any Other Name…

A Cottage By Any Other Name…

It’s time to head north. I get emails from non-River friends all the time asking, “When are you going back to the cabin ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
It's Island Time: “Island Life Magazine 2013”

It's Island Time: “Island Life Magazine 2013”

It's that time of year again: Island Time. Summer is back and so is Island Life Magazine. Here's a preview of this year'...
by: Kim Lunman
Explore Bay House Artisans

Explore Bay House Artisans

What happened when eight talented artisans got together and brain stormed?  A new business was formed which gave lo...
by: Susan W. Smith
“1000 Thanks” to Military Families

“1000 Thanks” to Military Families

It all sounded too good to be true. When Dawn and Kevin Rast heard about a program where Fort Drum families were invite...
by: Missy L. Rosenberry
“I’d like to buy a tower today…”

“I’d like to buy a tower today…”

This is how -  we -  Heidi and Konrad Linckh, came to buy Hill Island's Skydeck Observation Tower. There is d...
by: Konrad Linckh
Alexandria Bay's Remarkable Boat Shop

Alexandria Bay's Remarkable Boat Shop

The decade of the 1920s is well remembered as a time of rapid growth in the American economy and the development of pers...
by: Anthony Mollica Jr.
“Upcountry” a novel by R.M. Doyon

“Upcountry” a novel by R.M. Doyon

As far as debut novels go, this is a great one. Inspired by a true story, this novel was the outcome of a screenplay wr...
by: April Scott-Clarke
A Look Back in Time…

A Look Back in Time…

Now That We’re Here, Where Will We Stay? Some people collect postcards or stamps but my efforts  turned to acquiri...
by: Robert L. Matthews, narrated by Jan Eliot
Paddle the Arch Tours

Paddle the Arch Tours

Paddlers, local and visiting, novice and expert, can choose from a new selection of paddling tours this season within th...
by: Celia Medcalf
A 1000 Islands Mariner… the first in a series

A 1000 Islands Mariner… the first in a series

This summer we want to hear from visiting mariners.  Whether you are on a yacht, sailboat, or canoe or kayak – cons...
by: Arthur Bronstein
M. A. Noble’s “Taking Hart” an excerpt

M. A. Noble’s “Taking Hart” an excerpt

Editor’s note:  “Taking Hart”, written by M.A. Noble is s a thriller and filled with action and suspense.  Bel...
by: M.A. Noble
Photographs from Mother’s Day 2013

Photographs from Mother’s Day 2013

On May 12, 2013, we took the Rockport Boat Line’s Mother’s Day Cruise and Brunch.  We were inside, so the cold didn...
by: Kathi and Dennis McCarthy