Volume 18, Issue 6, June 2023

10 summer articles this month. Enjoy, stay safe, and start collecting photographs for our December Photo Contest! [Photo from the Ian Coristine Collection, © Photo Ian Coristine/1000IslandsPhotoArt.com]

From the Editor, June 2023

So much to celebrate Summer 2023 - no wait: smoke - keep vigilant about Blind Bay - and, yes, rebuilding after the fire, and how can you help TI Life!

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Susan W. Smith

A Requiem for Silenced Waters . . .

The story of these rocks is part of a broader saga of a geophysical feature transformed suddenly in mid-twentieth century North America. The Long Sault Rapids were timeless, until their time stopped.

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Craig I. Stevenson

Photographing Loons...

Climbing into my old Lyman outboard at dawn with my dog Luna is a wonderful way to start the day. Amazingly, Luna settles down and does not seem to scare the birds away. . .

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Larry Asam

Memories of my Grandmother Dano

My Grandmother Ordelia Graham Dano was my maternal grandmother and the mother of 12 children. Her home was a small, two-story wooden home, complete with two stoves . . .

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Manley L. Rusho

"La Duchesse"

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) in Clayton, NY, has many interesting and varied vessels in their extensive collection. Perhaps the most unusual, and the largest, is "La Duchesse" . .

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Rick Casali

They Made & Make Gananoque More Beautiful

Ever wonder who started Making Gananoque More Beautiful? Joan MacKinnon gives us the history and Elaine Davidson invites us on the 2023 tour.

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Joan MacKinnon

Past Meets Present at The 1000 Islands History Museum

"Eyes on the Skies" and the "Summer Gala at Signature Stable" makes for an exciting summer at the 1000 Islands History Museum.

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Julie Woods

Vesper Flights, a collection of essays by Helen Macdonald (Grove Press)

Helen Macdonald brings an intensity to each of these 41 essays that explains why she is, in the words of her publisher, “one of [our nation’s] most important nature writers.

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John Swift

"USS Superior" Celebrates the End of the War of 1812

News of the end of the war was slow to reach Sackets Harbor. But when it did, it was a cause for celebration.

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Richard Palmer

Sudoku Puzzles #153-#156

Here comes summer and "4 fun" Sudoku puzzles to solve when you are not fishing, snorkeling, boating, water skiing, hiking, canoeing & exploring.

Volume 18, Issue 6, June 2023
Dan LeKander