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From the Editor, November '22

A correction for a 2012 article! Remember Santa is coming to Alex Bay in December. Congratulate Jim Schnauber and enjoy our Photos for 2022, and make sure you enter our December photo contest.

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Susan W. Smith

2022 Photo Contest

The closing date for submissions is December 6th; please send up to three photos to: susansmith@ThousandIslandsLife.com)

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Chris Murray

Beyond Animals

The idea that one could plant a garden of tree-pod birds and vine-lambs, maybe even a cabbage-patch kid, seemed rational to men who fancied themselves the smartest people in the world.

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Paul Hetzler

Raccoon Hunting with Uncle Aaron

Uncle Aaron was a true outdoorsman; he knew how and where to catch squirrels, how to find wild honey trees, where to gather hickory nuts, how to trap a muskrat, and where the fish were biting – a true man of all seasons.

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Manley L. Rusho

Cruise Ships are Back!

All about the 2022 cruise ship OCEAN NAVIGATOR and the 1948 cruise ship ONTARIO.

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Susan W. Smith

"Pat" the Time Traveler

This story is about "Pat the Time Traveller". Her sweeping lines are no lie. She is fast and easy to maneuver.

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John Kunz

Teenage Adventures in the Thousand Islands

Our summers began when the ice went out and lasted beyond Thanksgiving. We rented cottages along the St. Lawrence and enjoyed friendships with cottagers who summered along the River from New Jersey, and New York, Oakville and Ottawa.

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Ian Wilson

"Riptide IV - 1948 Chris Craft 25 Utility

In the post-WW II era, Chris Craft began to make their boat designs more elegant and, to my eye, classier. Riptide IV, owned by Jane and Kevin Heffron, is one of the nicest examples of this post-war shift at Chris Craft.

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Rick Casali

The New Frontenac Hotel Story, by Susan G. Mathis

Susan Mathis has just published book nine, "Rachel’s Reunion", in her Thousand Islands book series. This novel focuses on the amazing history of the old New Frontenac Hotel on Round Island as well as hope!

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Susan W. Smith

Horses of the Country

If you are a horse lover or have horses in your background, my new book Horses of the Country: An Homage will entertain, as well as shed light on the vital role of horses in the lives of our ancestors.

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Claudia Smith

Before the Rush . . .

The popular Before the Rush Show will be back again this year, on November 26 and 27, at the Firehall Theatre, 185 South Street, in Gananoque. We have exciting new exhibitors, and some favourites will return.

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Martha Stroud

Sudoku Puzzles #125, #126, #127 & #128

Four puzzles this month - can you or can't you solve them? That really is the question!

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Dan LeKander