Volume 14, Issue 2, February 2019

February issue of Thousand Islands Life. 14 Articles with island history, interesting videos, photographs and more. [Photo by Ian Coristine]

TI Life Happenings... New Look!

Yes, a new look... Learn the why; meet the authors. Also sad news of Dudley Danielson; Learn about Assemblyman Walczyk's new suit and many more winter photographs...

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Susan W. Smith

Support - How & Why...

...2019 and 2008 are different. What works on a desktop computer screen does not work on various other devices.

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Susan W. Smith

What Kind of Islander Are You?

A description of living in the Thousand Islands for only one week, or as an almost-permanent islander... What kind of Islander are you?

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Lynn E. McElfresh

Early Families of Westminster Park: The J. D. Huntington Family.

Dr. J. D. Huntington, a well-known engraver, publisher, and dentist. Huntington was a deeply religious man and a passionate Prohibitionist who lived in Westminster Park, Thousand islands.

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Linda Twichell

The Red Barn Preserve - Just the Beginning

When we first visited it in early June, it still hadn't had its official grand opening and some of the trail markings weren’t even in place.

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Patty Mondore

Getting to the River by Train

Description of travelling to the Thousand Islands by train back in the 40s and 50s. White jackets, smoking cars, even live piano music. Sleeping was an adventure as the train cars swayed, and the sound of the wheels clanging at each grade crossing.

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Rick Casali

Snow Farming...

All about SNOW... Those who work in field and forest should take heart at the mounting snowbanks, not despair of them. [Photo by Chris Murray Photography]

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Paul Hetzler

Fifty Years of Memories

Celegrating the 50th anniversary of building two cabins on Scobea Island in the Thousand Islands for the Scott and Bean families. 50 years of good times and good memories.

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Deane C. Parkhurst

Sister Island Lighthouse

The history of Sisters Lighthouse on Sister Island located 6 1/2 miles from Alexandria Bay and just south of the International border. Construction began in 1870.

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Mary Alice Snetsinger

Grassland birds: a critical conservation priority

For my part I cannot imagine the part of the world extending from the Lake Ontario lakeshore down the international sector of the St. Lawrence, without grassland birds. The Bobolink’s bubbling cacophony ...

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Gerry Smith

Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image “Winter Light”

For photographers - description for Depth of Field.

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Susan W. Smith

Sudoku Puzzle #49

Sudoku Puzzle #49 is ready to be solved. This month you will need Puzzle Preparation at the next level!

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Dan LeKander

Spinach Cobb Salad

From pulling anchors to throwing stern lines and even captaining a vessel (all while looking fantastic in a bathing suite of course), woman boaters deserve a huge shout out!

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Nicole Hartshorn

Bigfoot Walks into Town, a short story by Chris Brock

The Bigfoot wandered into Highville one fine summer morning and climbed a large maple tree in the village park.

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Chris Brock