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News from TI Life in November

A lucky 13 articles this month - should help when the days get shorter!

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Susan W. Smith

About the "Cottage on Stilts of Light" on Murray Isle

About the "Cottage on Stilts of Light" on Murray Isle; who lived there and when! The Hon. Henry Spicer, Col. James T. Watson & Hannah Watson, woman suffrage.

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Lynn E. McElfresh

9th Annual TI Life Photo Contest

November is here, which means it is time for TI Life's 9th Annual Photo Contest.

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Chris Murray

Winter Raptors are Coming

In November, many northern raptors settle in for the winter in the eastern Lake Ontario and western St. Lawrence region.

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Gerry Smith

Brumation Sweeps across Northern Latitudes

The consensus now is that any critter able to actively slow its metabolism is a hibernator. Actively slowing down sounds like an oxymoron, but let’s not resort to name-calling.

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Paul Hetzler

Happy River

Never has a ship that frequents the St. Lawrence Seaway been more appropriately named. I would guess it is one of the most photographed ships on the River ...

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Patty Mondore

"Reality and Me" by Gretchen Huntley with photographs by Sam Battams

It started with a phone call from a name I recognized, Gretchen Huntley, but someone I had never met and it took me on a path of discovery...

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Susan W. Smith

"The Orchards" on Grindstone Island

My family was fortunate to have owned "The Orchards" on Grindstone Island.

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Rick Casali

Captain Best, 'The Hermit of Wigwam Cove'

One of the most interesting characters who once lived in a small cabin at the edge of Lake Ontario on Sandy Pond was Captain George Best, commonly known as the "Hermit of Wigwam Cove."

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Richard Palmer

First Annual Trash Free River Cleanup!

90 volunteers helped STR haul more than three dump truck loads of plastic and trash from the River bottom and shoreline.

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John Peach

Seven Business Lessons in "Bristol Fashion"

“Bristol Fashion” – A phrase meaning in good and seamanlike order with reference to the condition of a ship.

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Joshua Todd

Sudoku Puzzle #71

The Editor asked for an easier puzzle, so this month we will please her. There are no advanced techniques, Steps 6-8, required, but you will need to play your “A” game to solve.

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Dan LeKander

The Witch of Wellesley Island - Chapter 1: The Scream

She took a deep breath and resolved to do her best to keep him out of trouble. They shared the same birthday, but she was the big sister.

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Patrick Metcalf