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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 . . .

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Susan W. Smith

Greg Lago - Getting to the Point!

Many River folk will remember “Winged Bull Studio” in Clayton, NY, where Greg ran a gallery and frame shop for many years. This summer his work will be on display at the Thousand Islands Arts Center . . .

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Sarah Ellen Smith

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 . . .

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Susan W. Smith

The Ovenbird Song

One of the most familiar warbler songs, as well as one of the easiest to learn, is the loud, ringing song of the Ovenbird. Well described as “Teacher, Teacher, Teacher,” in the north or “Teach, Teach, Teach,” . . .

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Gerry Smith

The Mystery Boat of Cape Vincent

Story, long told with apparent authority, becomes the grist for myth, and myth becomes legend. Legend spiced with a modicum of truth, lasts. ANNA has taken on all these monikers and survived well.

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Stephen Shay

Cottage Chairs

Nothing embodies the art of relaxation more than sliding back into a comfortable, wooden cottage chair, your favourite beverage resting on the wide armrest . . .

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Tom King

Crossover Island Lighthouse

Crossover Island is located a bare 1/5th of a mile south of the border, close to the point where the shipping channel crosses the international boundary. The lighthouse was needed to safely guide ships through the cluster of shoals and islands . . .

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Mary Alice Snetsinger

The Story of District #15, Grindstone's Schoolhouses

The upper school house (District #15) was built at the corner of Base Line Road and Cross Island Road, to serve the children at the upper end of Grindstone Island . . .

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Liz Raisbeck

The Westminster Chapel

In 2002, Westminster Park Residents Randy and Mary Hannah Arnot envisioned a chapel for Westminster Park and the greater River community . . .

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Linda Twichell

A Father’s Day Tale or Lifelong Memories of a Used Car Lot

“No, you got a deal,” said Jack Johnson, laughing, taking the man’s hand, feeling the spittle. “I got robbed Marv. You took advantage of this poor boy from Wolfe Island. I can’t feed my family on this.”

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Brian Johnson

The Ship’s Cook

Meet Catherine Schmuck, who has cooked aboard 19 ships since starting in the early 1980’s . . .

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Wayne C. Strauss

Recording History - Schooner Days and the "Picton" by C.H.J. Snider

Author Richard Palmer shares "Schooner Days Project". with C.H.J. Snider's history of the Schooner "Picton" . . .

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Richard Palmer

Save The River's Kingfisher Septic Tank Monitoring Program

We all remember that Saturday morning when we voted, I think unanimously, that starting the Kingfisher Septic Tank Monitoring Program was not only a good thing to do, but that it was vital to the health of the River.

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John Peach

Sudoku Puzzle #86 & #87

The “Impossible” Series continues with Puzzle #87, the feature puzzle for July

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Dan LeKander