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Articles from September 2010

TI Life’s Summer’s End, September

TI Life’s Summer’s End, September

Yes summer is almost over, but what a great one we have had! Throughout the summer we collected photographs from our readers both on "TI Life" and from our Facebook site, and we share some here. We also congratulate Ian Coristine for winning a 2010 Benny Award for his book, "The very best of Ian Coristine's 1000 Islands"...
by: Susan W. Smith
A Return to Fairyland

A Return to Fairyland

Marilyn Lee stepped out of the classic wooden boat Teal and onto the shores of Fairyland Island for the first time in 47...
by: Kim Lunman
Play the Ball Where the Monkey Drops It!

Play the Ball Where the Monkey Drops It!

“The real drama came when a boat ferrying a dozen of our weddings guests, including my wife Nina, began to take on water over the transom...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Gananoque’s Link to Victory

Gananoque’s Link to Victory

Edwin A. Link could fix most any machine, but all he really wanted to do, was fly...
by: John and Jim Taylor
About the Skiff…

About the Skiff…

Our 1902 St Lawrence Skiff “Bobby” was my salvation as a teenager. It was 1961 and our cottage on Comfort Island was easy rowing distance from Alexandria Bay, NY.
by: Tad Clark
“Building Chris-Craft, Inside the Factories”

“Building Chris-Craft, Inside the Factories”

When I met Anthony (Tony) Mollica at a recent gathering, I told him that I...
by: Susan W. Smith
“…flying by the seat of our pants”

“…flying by the seat of our pants”

Karen Bockus and her friends have cooked up a creative way to give people a chance to observe professional artists at wo...
by: Liz Huff
Readings on the River…. a writer’s festival

Readings on the River…. a writer’s festival

It is not often that the best and brightest assemble in the Thousand Islands – but this year they are coming to the Rive...
by: Russ Disotell
Captain James Ross Sinclair… a family discovery

Captain James Ross Sinclair… a family discovery

This story begins in the winter of 2009. My wife Amanda, and I had started...
by: Joel Godfrey
Garden of Stone

Garden of Stone

Tucked in a corner of Sackets Harbor is a reminder of our military heritage, and of the generations of veterans who live...
by: Randy Rezabek