Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018

2018 is drawing to a close - 129 Articles later! [Photo by James R. Miller]

December '18 Happenings

A friend asked me why I keep at it every month and I realize what a wealth of material we have given to readers and those who just fall upon an article thanks to Google.

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Susan W. Smith

7th Annual Photo Contest

The winners of TI Life's 7th Annual Photo Contest.

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Ian Coristine

7th Photo Contest: Honorable Mentions

These are the Honorable Mention photographs chosen for our 2018 Thousand Islands Life Photo Contest.

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Ian Coristine

The Sheriff of Grenell

Even fifty years ago, the need for a sheriff seemed laughable. In her July 1965 Thousand Islands Sun column, Grenell Island correspondent...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Lynn E. McElfresh

Frank Shattuck, Tailor and More

It starts with a picture on Facebook’s Thousand Islands River Rats Now and Then page, back a couple of months ago. The picture looked like a pattern ...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Susan W. Smith

Native Baskets

On occasion, an event would occur which caused great excitement in  the dog days of summer. Sometimes it was Captain Snider arriving with  p

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Bob Anderson

The Withington 2018 Review: Fire, Groundings… etc.

Two years ago, December 2016, I wrote a Book Review: for First Responder, by Dr. Richard Withington. I related that when...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Richard L. Withington

Early Westminster Park Families: The Goss Family

Rosa Houghton Goss (1854- 1922) descended from a highly esteemed New England family, the Houghton’s. Her father, Reverend Daniel Clay Houghton, was the editor of the “Genesee Evangelist” and of the “American Presbyterian”,

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Linda Twichell

Brenda Clarke, Artist

Many have a Bucket List, but artist Brenda Clarke found someone else’s Bucket List that has taken her on a wonderf.ul...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Susan W. Smith

Will Salisbury’s Gift to the River

Ok, so it is cold outside, and/or it is “another sunny day” in Florida… What to do? You should be concentrating on work, or out holiday shopping, but the stores are too crowded, and besides, you need inspiration

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Susan W. Smith & William Salisbury

The Boy with the Box of Candles, 1918

There were marching bands and drums and those terrible whiny pipes ‘les Écossais' played with their bare kilted legs and funny bonnets. Jean had stood there with Percy, the Irish orphan, trying to follow the mystery and the logic.

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Charles MacLean Cochand

Depth of Field: The Story Behind the Image

Winter has come early this year. As I write this article, the temperature outside is hovering around 0 degrees...

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Chris Murray

Sudoku Puzzle #47

This holiday Sudoku Puzzle will warm your heart and take your mind off any inclement weather. So grab a hot cup of coffee

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Dan LeKander

Books galore

Linda and I thought you might like to have our list as a reference. Several books are long out of print, but you may be lucky and find them in a used bookshop, or on sale on the web.

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Linda Twichell

The River Gal: The Maritime Mimosa

There is nothing better than sharing Holiday enchantment with your children, family and friends. Enjoying great food, drinks and laughter! F

Volume 13, Issue 12, December 2018
Nicole Hartshorn