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Articles from August 2017

Interesting TI Life in August ‘17

Interesting TI Life in August ‘17

Yes, August is an interesting month! Although much better, we are still struggling with high water. Make-shift docks are now in place making life on Jet Skis, Water Skis and Paddle Boards back to normal.

In this article, we ask for help identifying a boat now living in Alberta, Canada. We also believe we found a ghost at Boldt Castle...
by: Susan W. Smith
Camp Life 1901

Camp Life 1901

I often wish I had a time machine, to transport me back, to see what life was like on Grenell in past times. Several yea...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
What I Did on My Summer Vacation

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

After our first good night’s sleep in two days, when we begin our journey home, there is time now to tell you of o...
by: Scott I. R. Johnston
“Alexander Henry’s” voyage continues (Thank goodness)

“Alexander Henry’s” voyage continues (Thank goodness)

[Editor’s Note:  I added “thank goodness”, and commend John Reisinger for following the story. Ma]...
by: John Reisinger
“Water” Jean Pfeiffer Tate’s Poetry

“Water” Jean Pfeiffer Tate’s Poetry

Fernfield was my grand parents last home on the mainland after they left Grenell Island.  I fell in love with water...
by: Jean Pfeiffer Tate
Sherry’s Walking Heritage Tours

Sherry’s Walking Heritage Tours

I love learning about the history of the Thousand Islands and its many communities. And I am not alone.  At the end...
by: Susan W. Smith
Sharon Ammen’s “May Irwin” is a 10+

Sharon Ammen’s “May Irwin” is a 10+

I have a tough time finding books about the Thousand Islands that I do not like, so rating them from 1-10 is difficult. ...
by: Susan W. Smith
35 years of TIFAA Shows

35 years of TIFAA Shows

Do you think that an organization you join today, in 2017, will be around in 2051? About 1983, Henry Vyfvinkel envisione...
by: Martha Stroud
Guide to Creating a Float Plan

Guide to Creating a Float Plan

Editor’s Note: Author John Hawthorne saw an article on TI Life that related to a Float Plan.  He had ju...
by: John Hawthrone
Illustrations of the Adirondacks, ca 1880s

Illustrations of the Adirondacks, ca 1880s

Editor’s Note:  Finding an email from Robert Matthews is always a delight. This one started with his suggesti...
by: Robert L. Matthews
Sudoku Puzzle #28

Sudoku Puzzle #28

T. I. LIFE SUDOKU PUZZLE FOR AUGUST 2017 Last month, the bonus puzzle was in quite a different format. The given answ...
by: Dan LeKander
Woodland Solitude

Woodland Solitude

“For I’d rather be thy child and pupil in the forest wild” Henry Thoreau Solitude. I hear the ri...
by: Marilyn K. Neulieb