People

Emily Wright Holt Remembers

This winter, Emily Wright Holt, who has a 95th birthday this year, she started to record some of the stories from her past, and we, the readers of TI Life, get to listen in!

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Emily Wright Holt

Shawn McDonald Blance, Photographer

I met Shawn this past December, when he entered our TI Life Photo Contest. Luckily for me, Shawn sent far too many photos to enter ... I had better find out more about this photographer,” I said.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Susan W. Smith

Frank H. Taylor: Harper's Weekly Special Artist on Tour

Frank H. Taylor, Harper’s Weekly's "special artist" accompanied former president Ulysses S. Grant, General Philip H. Sheridan and their wives to Florida, Cuba, and Mexico in 1880.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Nancy Gustke

Save The River’s 2021 Friends of the River Award

Every winter Save The River awards its Friends of the River Award to people who have made significant contributions. This year's recipients were Susie Smith and STR teachers

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
John Peach

Return of the LIMESTONE

About the LIMESTONE, The Limestone Company, Mark Ellis of Mark Ellis Design LLC and the CEO, Scott Hanson...

Volume 16, Issue 1, January 2021
Susan W. Smith

A.B. Munro - A Journey of Discovery

I began going through that box of pictures, books, and documents. Doing so began a journey of discovering my family's Canadian connections resulting in a fresh insight into American history and my heritage.

Volume 15, Issue 12, December 2020
Tom Hughes

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.

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Lynn E. McElfresh

"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...

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

"The Orchards" on Grindstone Island

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

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
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."

Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2020
Richard Palmer

News in October, TI Life

News items, Events, Photographs and Scott Ouderkirk's latest wooden boat video... check this one out.

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Susan W. Smith

Thousand Islands Cup 2020

A perfect day for the 2020 Chippewa Yacht Club's Gold Cup Race... but apparently Murphy (and his law) had found a temporary spot on the Thousand Islands Cup Race Committee...

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
John Kunz

Everything You Need is Already Here...

...We were walking around the back of the island, sister, cousin, dog, and me, when Georgia rolled her left ankle on the uneven path.

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Patricia Carpenter

September, News in TI Life

News from September... Tribute to Bill Hale, Scott Ouderkirk's latest video, a Get Well Card for Bill Stallan, TI Life's "comma's policeman" and even some genealogy research..

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Susan W. Smith

Dean White Pottery

Dean White has been in business solely as a potter for 46 years, Now living in Cape Vincent, those who live on the US side of the border have a great place to visit.

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Sarah Ellen Smith

News in TI Life August '20

Yes that is a mask flying on high... ...From the Editor: Sad news: Karen Matthews Salisbury and David Ray Fairbairn, TIA Annual Meeting and more...

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
Susan W. Smith

A COVID-19 Convocation

We began to plan a special event to honour Ben and Jonathan’s successful completion of their respective Masters degrees as a surprise to them

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
Carolyn Pratt

A Sailboat For My Son

When my son is older I hope he takes with him, a little of the wisdom that Florence and the River have so graciously offered.

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
Patrick Metcalf