June issue of TILife is now online

Thousand Islands Life is now online...

14 articles are waiting for you this June in 2020!

Photograph by Karen Millspaugh

From the Editor

Thousand Islands Life News in June, 2020 ...Empty churches... Tributes to Paul Fournier and Shawn McLaughlin... Seaway news...

COVID – 19  Articles

On My Planet These Days I am... learning new recipes and so much more... by Marie-Anne Erki —

NNYCF Making a Difference… Who is stepping-up and helping, when some can’t help themselves? The answer is, ... by Susan W. Smith

Preserving Memories During Covid…Nothing will bring smiles and chuckles faster than seeing family and friends... by David Powers

Island Interest Articles

A Stink of Mink… A group of minks saw this opening as an invitation: “Welcome! Spend your winter...  by Lynn E. McElfresh

The Legend of Ole' Snaggly Teeth… He said, “You’re wondering where I’ve been and what I’ve seen with these old eyes.. by Patrick Metcalf

STR's News, Including a Screen Door Heron… A magnificent Great Blue Heron, created by artist Doug Drumm, now graces STR... By John Peach

Unexpected Journey, Part I... In May 2019, I wrote my first story for Thousand Islands Life, "Unexpected Journey"... by Janet Guerrero D’Alessandro

History Articles

Ferry Boats: "James W. Curran" and "John A. McPhail" Lost at Sea… The mate grabbed the brake wheel and started leaning on it. “Billy!” he yelled ... by Brian Johnson

Recalling the Days of Rafting on the St. Lawrence River… In the 1860’s Canada’s export timber trade rose to its greatest height... By Richard Palmer

Book Reviews

Fields of Hope, in the Thousand Islands… is a photography farm project which turned into a book.  By Andrée Thorpe

The Book and the Sculptor… I probably met Will about 20 years ago when friends invited me to join them for ... by Richard Margolis

The Thousand Islands on a Thousand Bucket Lists… Scores of folks have added a visit to the area to their bucket lists because ... by Susan G. Mathis


Sudoku Puzzle #66… Hands down this may well be the most challenging Sudoku puzzle yet... Dan LeKander

Hey Volunteers!

Any volunteers out there? Do you have time and a computer and would you like to help with some posting and/or writing/updating of TI Life?

And as always... if you are on the River, or on the shoreline this month, please take photographs for TI Life.  By now, your fish stories must have started and what about Social Distancing ideas to meet with family and friends.

Contact me at info@thousandislandslife.com.


Susan W. Smith, Editor info@thousandislandslife.com