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December 2018 Volume 13 Issue 12

December ‘18 Happenings

December ‘18 Happenings

2018 is drawing to a close  - 129 Articles later! When I started to count the work of so many volunteer authors – for one year only, I could not help but stop and read many again. A friend asked me why I keep at it every month and I realize what a wealth of material we have given to readers and those who just fall upon an article thanks ...
by: Susan W. Smith
7th Annual Photo Contest

7th Annual Photo Contest

It’s always the same, a painful pleasure. Pleasure seeing new views of the River through so many others’ eye...
by: Ian Coristine
7th Photo Contest: Honorable Mentions

7th Photo Contest: Honorable Mentions

We These are the Honorable Mention photographs chosen for our 2018 Thousand Islands Life Photo Contest. This edi...
by: Ian Coristine
The Sheriff of Grenell

The Sheriff of Grenell

The Sheriff of Grenell sounds like something out of Robin Hood, doesn’t it? But once upon a time, Grenell Island h...
by: Lynn E. McElfresh
Native Baskets

Native Baskets

In the decade after World War II the kids at Butternut Bay didn’t have much to do … all we did was play, sw...
by: Bob Anderson
Frank Shattuck, Tailor and More

Frank Shattuck, Tailor and More

It starts with a picture on Facebook’s Thousand Islands River Rats Now and Then page, back a couple of months ago....
by: Susan W. Smith
The Withington 2018 Review: Fire, Groundings… etc.

The Withington 2018 Review: Fire, Groundings… etc.

Two years ago, December 2016, I wrote a Book Review: for First Responder, by Dr. Richard Withington. I related that when...
by: Richard L. Withington
Early Westminster Park Families: The Goss Family

Early Westminster Park Families: The Goss Family

Last month’s installment of the stories of the early families of Westminster Park detailed the history of the cott...
by: Linda Twichell
Brenda Clarke, Artist

Brenda Clarke, Artist

Many have a Bucket List, but artist Brenda Clarke found someone else’s Bucket List that has taken her on a wonderf...
by: Susan W. Smith
Will Salisbury’s Gift to the River

Will Salisbury’s Gift to the River

Ok, so it is cold outside, and/or it is “another sunny day” in Florida… What to do? You should be concentrating on work,...
by: Susan W. Smith & William Salisbury
The Boy with the Box of Candles, 1918

The Boy with the Box of Candles, 1918

They had come home, well some of them had.

Jean was 16 now, almost dix sept. He could remember all the parades and the flags...
by: Charles MacLean Cochand
Sudoku Puzzle #47

Sudoku Puzzle #47

T. I. LIFE PUZZLE FOR DECEMBER 2018   This holiday Sudoku Puzzle will warm your heart and take your mind off ...
by: Dan LeKander
Books galore

Books galore

Introduction:  Linda Twichell likes to share recommendations of those books she thinks should be on a Thousand I...
by: Linda Twichell
Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image

Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image

  Winter has come early this year. As I write this article, the temperature outside is hovering around 0 degrees...
by: Chris Murray
The River Gal: The Maritime Mimosa

The River Gal: The Maritime Mimosa

There is nothing better than sharing Holiday enchantment with your children, family and friends. Enjoying great food, dr...
by: Nicole Hartshorn
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