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Articles from July 2017

TI Life Happenings in July ‘17

TI Life Happenings in July ‘17

I received an email after the June issue requesting some articles to cheer us up, the lady was tired of all the bad news on water levels. We think we have hit the mark!

However, there is an editor’s rant - I try not to get opinionated about River life, but this year I keep hearing talk related to issues. Perhaps you have some solutions...
by: Susan W. Smith
From the Editor

From the Editor

This July 2nd, 2017, Mini Edition of TI Life pays tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the Thousand Islands Arts Center ~ ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Beaver Tales

Beaver Tales

Even before we heard about the high water, we were alerted that we had beaver damage on our property. Our trees have ...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Peace Like a River

Peace Like a River

I love our place on the River at every moment of the day, but there is something extra special about sitting on the deck after the sun
by: Patty Mondore
Indian Takeout by Kayak

Indian Takeout by Kayak

(Next time you want a day off.. you don’t have to get dressed up..)Convenience and flavor have made the takeout dinner a...
by: Stewart Dutfield
River Property Owners: Report High Water Impact or Not

River Property Owners: Report High Water Impact or Not

An electronic survey to report the impact of high water is now online for property owners on the New York side...
by: Kara Lynn Dunn
"Rusticate" with Kris Pinkney

"Rusticate" with Kris Pinkney

“Tom & I have been vacationing on the River since 1998, with our four children & their friends.” sta...
by: Susan W. Smith
Mixing Religion & Land Leases - A century-long nightmare

Mixing Religion & Land Leases - A century-long nightmare

Butternut Bay …. Religion .... good old fashioned God fearing, bible thumping religion .... played a huge role in...
by: Bob Anderson
Fireworks Photography with Richard and Pat Barlow

Fireworks Photography with Richard and Pat Barlow

“Of course.” he said, “but the technique may not be what you expect. You see, I use...
by: Richard Lyle & Patricia Barlow
BBC Visits Half Moon Bay, August 9, 2017

BBC Visits Half Moon Bay, August 9, 2017

Have you visited the Tallest Cathedral Ceiling?  We bill the tiny Half Moon Bay, carved out of the granite during t...
by: Susan W. Smith
A Celebration of Shallow, by Clarissa Rogers

A Celebration of Shallow, by Clarissa Rogers

Think bare feet, summer mudpuddle giddy splash. Think horizonward wading, Punctuated by perfect-pebble, smooth-she...
by: Clarissa Rogers
Mark the calendar, August 26 at Rockport

Mark the calendar, August 26 at Rockport

What do boat builders, fishing guides, rum runners, marina businesses and many others have in common? Come to Rockpor...
by: Geraldine Last
50th Retrospective

50th Retrospective

Welcome to the Thousand Islands Arts Center's 2017 season and a year that will celebrate our 50th anniversary! ...
by: Leslie W. Rowland
Celebration Events

Celebration Events

The Thousand Islands Arts Center ~ Home of the Handweaving Museum is celebrating its 50th birthday throughout the year w...
by: Jessica Phinney
How it all began…

How it all began…

It all began at the Thousand Islands Museum, then located in what is today the Clayton Opera House.  Yes, three of ...
by: Susan W. Smith
Tea at Miss Post’s Cottage–July 12, 2017

Tea at Miss Post’s Cottage–July 12, 2017

Weaver, Teacher and Fan of the River: Emily Kent Post, 1900-1978 Emily Post, a Master Weaver from Princeton, New Jers...
by: Caroline Carrie Holt Larson
There’s an Arts Center in Clayton?

There’s an Arts Center in Clayton?

Yes, indeed, there is an Arts Center in Clayton; the result of 50 years of commitment, imagination, and generosity. Y...
by: Judy Foster
Tributes from Friends…

Tributes from Friends…

Editor’s note: How do you say thanks? Who to ask and where to start?  Those were my questions when I started ...
by: Chris Murray
An interview with Sonja Wahl, Curator Emerita

An interview with Sonja Wahl, Curator Emerita

I love the classes TIAC offers.  I have participated in several – classes I would not have ever experienced, ...
by: Elaine Vedette Tack