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Articles from August 2009

TI Life in August

TI Life in August

This month we introduce our August new contributors, Lynn McElfresh, Douglas Goodfellow and Rachel Cole. We also pay tribute to Tom Schwalm who died suddenly at his home on Wellesley Island in July. The River has lost a good friend.
by: Susan W. Smith
Lost Villages

Lost Villages

Down at Zina’s Barber Shop we used to laugh and sing; We’d gather and we’d gossip about everything; we’d talk about the ...
by: Brian Johnson
Lost Villages, Another Perspective

Lost Villages, Another Perspective

Painted over 40 years before, it is the center line of what once was a two lane highway which ran along the shore of a very different River.
by: Ian Coristine
A Fraternity of River Rats – the Admirals

A Fraternity of River Rats – the Admirals

Jerry Huck is at the wheel of his Boston Whaler heading west out of his native Rockport on the St. Lawrence River toward...
by: Kim Lunman
The Goby and the Bass

The Goby and the Bass

After mowing the lawn in front of the camp, I took out my snorkeling mask last weekend to cool off and check out the riv...
by: James Rappaport
Stamps on Murray Isle

Stamps on Murray Isle

We're not talking "Pony Express", but about a more-personalized mail service than most receive today, a service that is cherished and greatly appreciated.
by: Rachel Cole
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

What’s one of the very first things you think of after purchasing a new boat? Perhaps you think to yourself, what will I...
by: Michael Folsom
J. Cervini Rector, Grenell’s Resident Artist

J. Cervini Rector, Grenell’s Resident Artist

Spring of 2007, we returned to Grenell Island to find a display of breath-taking paintings in the Grenell Island Communi...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
K.I.S.S.R - Keep It Simple Sailing Regatta

K.I.S.S.R - Keep It Simple Sailing Regatta

Saturday August 1st, proved to be a perfect day on the St. Lawrence River in the Admiralty Islands for the first Annual ...
by: Douglas Goodfellow
Thousand Islands Postcards

Thousand Islands Postcards

Lynn Beahm, at Arcadia Publishing, sent us several photos of postcards and a description of Arcadia’s recent:  Post...
by: Susan W. Smith