Susan W. Smith

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News from the Editor, Yes, Santa is Coming to Town

Santa is coming to ABay, Borders are open! Tribute to Justin Taylor and we remember the Rev. Michael Bedford-Jones.

Volume 16, Issue 11, November 2021
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Book Review: Deep River Deception by John Lefevere

I don't want to give anything away, since this is a mystery, but when I got to a certain place in Part 2, I literally could not put the book down.

Volume 16, Issue 11, November 2021
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November TI Life is Now Online

November means Thanksgiving Season  and Veterans Day in the United States and Canadians stop on November 11th for Remembrance Day. All three

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October's TI Life is now online!

It is true we own the River in October and this year the weather has been perfect! October 8-11 Canadians celebrated Thanksgiving and Americ

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From the Editor - Sad News and Good News

We say a sad goodbye to Bill Stallan, our "TI Life Comma Guy". We celebrate Covid Vaccination statistics and the US Border opening and meet the new TI Life Team!

Volume 16, Issue 10, October 2021
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Book Review: "From Bad to Verse . . . plus . . . Something in the Air", by John Scott Cowan

"It's just not possible to write serious stuff all the time. . . " Plus "I’m not at ease in the air; every time a plane banks more than 45 degrees I still get tense . . . "

Volume 16, Issue 10, October 2021
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Book Review: A St. Lawrence Summer, by Helen Cardamone

As you approach the Thousand Island Bridge, you hear, "Who can see the water first? There is a secret crevice between trees that offers a first glance that you always struggle to find.

Volume 16, Issue 10, October 2021
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News in September, from the editor

Read or question about the Border - do you know the answer? Meet Clayton Sunflower Winners, and view some amazing 9/11 footage for a day we will never forget. Also we present some beautiful photographs.

Volume 16, Issue 9, September 2021
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Thousand Islands Life for September '21

September is here and the days are getting shorter. Look up and you’ll see the geese flying high, the leaves are beginning to turn, and the

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News in August, from the Editor

Lots of news this month: Canadian border opens; Poker Run; Web Sites to Explore, Business assistance, and beautiful photographs.

Volume 16, Issue 8, August 2021
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Meet Alan Goldstein, Photographer

Cape Vincent to Texas, to Virginia, and right back to Watertown and, Potsdam NY. Sometimes making a mistake has its advantages and meeting Alan Goldstein is one of them.

Volume 16, Issue 8, August 2021
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River bRat, Book Review and Excerpts

It was during these years that I became known alternately as Carrot Top and Fire Dome. My flaming red hair came from my Great Grandma Putnam . . .

Volume 16, Issue 8, August 2021
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"Pardon Me", by David Kunz and Bill Simpson

Lyon built her; Lock never used her; Beck ran the hell out of her; Lewis just donated her . . .

Volume 16, Issue 8, August 2021
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August Edition of Thousand Islands Life Magazine

Typing the word August is daunting, as September & October are not far behind. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Sit back, pour your

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TI Life News From the Editor, July

TI Life News From the Editor by Susan W Smith – Marilyn Neulieb's short essay, "8 minutes, 20 seconds"; "Theodore Too" visits; Boat Show in Chippewa Bay, Tom French's "Wind Water Waves" wins award . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
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Kirsten Swanson Bowen, Artist

How often do you see a painting and say, WOW — nothing else, but WOW. Of course, you can say it softly, or in a normal voice, or very loudly. I did the latter . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
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TI Life is now online - 14 articles!

July 2021 and the Thousand Islands Life Magazine is now online. https://thousandislandslife.com Articles about artists, a cook, birds, dock

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TI Life News from the Editor

Time to join TIA... NPRs Emily Russell presented Heather Haynes artwork and Congratulations to Don and Marni Ross for their recent award from Ontario Nature

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
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