Mid-winter: a perfect time to view a dozen articles about the Thousand Islands! [© Photo Ian Coristine/1000IslandsPhotoArt.com ]
Winter photographs, Polar Dip 2021, things to do near Brockville, and remembering Ian Coristine . . .
Sketches of early canoes don't look like canoes at all. To me, the vessels they were using looked like kayaks and very skinny sailboats. Canoes were often referred to as “the poor man’s yacht."
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!
They are the old-fashioned, small, now often overlooked, boats that generations of River people have relied on for transportation—or just for fun.
Yes, I found the perfect boat for sailing among the Thousand Islands. An old mariner once said, “Sailing these boats is better than dreaming.”
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.
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.
This winter a significant number of this nomadic owl species have found a winter residence in our region.
A friend who once worked nights in a resort bar was asked by a patron where to find “weed.”
TILT's Founder, Ken Deedy, once said that “when it comes to preserving habitat, the rule of thumb is ‘bigger is better.'"
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
A special treat awaits you this month. The “Clueless?” series continues, challenging you to think outside the box!