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Articles from July 2013

TI Life in July

TI Life in July

I call this issue TI Lite in July…  Thinking of sitting at a computer, when we really want to be out on the River. ...
by: Susan W. Smith
“Save Our Casino” Rally – July 30th

“Save Our Casino” Rally – July 30th

Editor’s Note: Thousand Islands  Life is pleased to publicize this important “Save our Casino Rally”.  Kevin ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Everything’s Duckie on Grenell

Everything’s Duckie on Grenell

We’ve had a merganser nesting in the white pine outside our bedroom window every season for about four years now. We usu...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Mass Escape From Fort Henry

Mass Escape From Fort Henry

The mass escape of state prisoners on July 29, 1838 was a singular event in the history of Fort Henry, but it was an important chapter in the history...
by: John C. Carter
“The Russians are Coming!

“The Russians are Coming!

“The Russians are Coming! The Russians are coming!” Okay, I don’t think that’s actually what Stephanie Weiss, assistant ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
I am 10 years old… What my summer is all about

I am 10 years old… What my summer is all about

Editor’s Note:  Imagine how pleased we were to receive this submission written by Kate Modler, who just competed 4t...
by: Kate Modler
Clayton’s Goose Chasers

Clayton’s Goose Chasers

Back in the early days of television, we watched the CBS’s show: “What’s My Line”, which ran fro...
by: Susan W. Smith
Rock Island Lighthouse Reopens at Last!

Rock Island Lighthouse Reopens at Last!

A moment long-awaited by enthusiasts of Rock Island Lighthouse came the morning of Tuesday, June 4th, when a Grand Reope...
by: Mark A. Wentling
Help Count Loons…

Help Count Loons…

Thousand Islands Land Trust (TILT) has once again announced their Annual Loon Count for July 20, 2013. Observers across...
by: Susan W. Smith
Take the Rum-Runners Challenge…

Take the Rum-Runners Challenge…

When something is prohibited,....
by: Dianne Phillips
Under the Flapper’s Fringe: 1920s style

Under the Flapper’s Fringe: 1920s style

A “flapper” was the new woman of the 1920’s. The First World War had just ended. The world had lost its innocence....
by: Geraldine Last
Photographs from the 4th of July, 2013

Photographs from the 4th of July, 2013

To celebrate the 4th of July, Dennis & I took a Rockport Boat Line cruise to watch the fireworks over Boldt Castle, ...
by: Kathi and Dennis McCarthy