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Articles from September 2016

TI Life Happenings September 2016

TI Life Happenings September 2016

TI Life in September: check out new River videos and photographs, meet our new contributors and learn the back stories behind the articles - yes, Summer 2016 is over - and what a summer it was. Now we are gearing up for the Fall and there will be lots to see and do on both sides of the River!
by: Susan W. Smith
The Free Outdoor Marine Store

The Free Outdoor Marine Store

The west wind came up at 2:49 a.m. A huge gust shook the cottage and the windows creaked like they might shatter into pi...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
I Was the Pilot!

I Was the Pilot!

Dear Editor, I loved last month’s issue as always. The mention in TIL about that plane crash was inter...
by: Michael Laprade
Island Tennis

Island Tennis

Is it possible that I’ve been genetically engineered for tennis? My folks met on a tennis court, and I discovered the jo...
by: Tad Clark
Take the White Pine Tree!

Take the White Pine Tree!

Yes. Take the white pine! It is standing in my brother’s back yard. It is ugly. It is pathetic. It has passed its prime,...
by: Susan Schongalla
7Th Fleet Rescue of the USS Yanix Discovered

7Th Fleet Rescue of the USS Yanix Discovered

Editor’s back story:  Two years ago I met Mary and Nick Politis through TI Life.  Mary suggested and arr...
by: Mary Politis
Buried Treasure in the Thousand Islands

Buried Treasure in the Thousand Islands

Under a cloudy sky, two boats dropped anchor off of a windswept and rugged island. Eager with anticipation, a landing pa...
by: John Reisinger
Part II, Shipbuilding at Ogdensburg/Oswegatchie

Part II, Shipbuilding at Ogdensburg/Oswegatchie

Ogdensburgh Marine Railway The reconstructed marine railway was 700 feet long reaching from the engine house, about 3...
by: Richard Palmer
The St. Lawrence River Heritage Trail: A Tour through Time

The St. Lawrence River Heritage Trail: A Tour through Time

Dennis and I were privileged to be on the first tour of the newly formed St. Lawrence River Heritage Trail. On five even...
by: Kathi McCarthy
Poets & Writers Ink: The Introduction by Cinda Findlan

Poets & Writers Ink: The Introduction by Cinda Findlan

Hello. I’ve known you by reputation for years, Stunning sapphire channels and glittering granite islan...
by: Cinda Findlan
Sudoku Puzzle Challenge-September 2016

Sudoku Puzzle Challenge-September 2016

Both puzzles in this month’s article will definitely expand your Sudoku horizons! First, we will revisit the approach, ...
by: Dan LeKander
Brockville Participates in Culture Days!

Brockville Participates in Culture Days!

Russ Disotell has an interesting title: “Facilitator, Brockville Culture Days”, but he is not alone.  Y...
by: Susan W. Smith