Volume 17, Issue 7, July 2022

15 articles to enjoy on your boat, your dock or your hammock. No matter where, do let us know your questions or comments. [Photo by Ian Coristine and courtesy 1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]

From the Editor, July 2022

Summer photographs, community calendars, pies for sale, and Island Gala. Plus "Return to the River" by Thomas K. Hunt.

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Susan W. Smith

“Beauty and Strength, the life and work of American sculptor Sally James Farnham.”

This is the largest public and permanent exhibit of Sally James Farnham’s work and it celebrates this forgotten woman’s life . . .

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Sarah Ellen Smith

For Canadian Waterfront Land Owners

It appears that Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority (CRCA) is planning on making major changes to what we can and cannot do with our waterfront properties.

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Susan W. Smith

The Giant Joro Spider

First your car catches fire, and then your house. Worse yet, your date kills you and devours your flesh without so much as an apology. Yeah, spiders are creepy , , ,

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Paul Hetzler

Childhood Adventures at the Bridge on Grindstone Island

Arriving at our paradise one morning, my brother and I were pleased to see an old and frequent visitor to the bridge, Nate McCarty, a one-eyed old man . . .

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Manley L. Rusho

A River Rescue

Storms on the St. Lawrence can be beautiful to behold . . . and they also can be life-threatening.

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Tom Robbins, illustrated by Sarah Coate

"The Runners"

CSL commissioned the mural, which was created by Bryan Beyung, along with equally renowned Canadian artists Emmanuel Jarus, Andrea Wan, and K.C. Hall, to help celebrate the spirit of the 2022 Canada Summer Games

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Patty Mondore

The Burnt Island Lighthouse

Burnt Island saw two women appointed as lightkeepers, including the first woman officially recognized as a lightkeeper anywhere in the Thousand Islands. . . .

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Mary Alice Snetsinger

Miser, a Railroad Dog

This morning I left the elegant coach with its comfortable, high-backed seats, for a trip in the baggage car. . . I wanted to get better acquainted with my friend Miser.

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Richard Palmer

"Microplastic Pollution Discovered in the St. Lawrence River."

“Microplastic Pollution Discovered in St. Lawrence River” was the headline of a news release in September 2014, as McGill University . . .

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Kara Lynn Dunn

Turn off the Light – Bring on the Night

As a young child I would wait until after dinner, then my dad would say, “Time to find the night!”

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Heather White

TIA Breakfast and AGM are Back!

How did the breakfast come about: " In the early 2000’s, when Barbara Butts was President, the idea of a shore breakfast before the meeting was launched. Attendance grew and the news spread.

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Allison Burchell-Robinson

Grindstone Opens New Heritage Museum

On July 23rd The Grindstone Island Research and Heritage Center will open The Grindstone Island Heritage Museum in the 142-year-old Lower Schoolhouse (District#1).

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Liz Raisbeck

12 boat safety tips that might just save your child’s life

How can one have fun with the kids and still ensure that an accidents, like the two mentioned in this article, doesn’t occur? It’s pretty simple if you observe the following 12 safety tips.

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1000 Islands

Sudoku Puzzles #113, #114, #115

We continue with 3 puzzles each month. We start with a Sudoku puzzle in progress, where it appears there are no more obvious or not-so-obvious clues. Can you find the hidden clue in Puzzle #113?

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Dan LeKander