Wallpapers

Wallpaper Feburary 2018

Wallpaper Feburary 2018

Sister Island Light sits alongside the southeastern end of Grenadier Island. Built in 1870, its first keeper, Captain William Dodge was a good friend of Grenadier’s Billy Buell. Despite both islands being close, communication wasn’t easy as cellphones weren’t very efficient in those days. Dodge’s solution was to train his Newfoundland dog to swim the quarter mile, delivering messages back and forth.

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Wallpaper January 2018

Wallpaper January 2018

Paul Matthews of Vestal, NY got last month’s image exactly right: “It looks like a September shot....water was back down a bit and we had a 3 week stretch where we hardly had a ripple...day or night. I’d never seen the river so…..relaxed." Spot on Paul. I took the opportunity to snap it just before we made the transition to shore and then on to France.

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Wallpaper December 2017

Wallpaper December 2017

December 1st brings with it the first winter wallpaper image of the season with the hope it brings back warm memories of a place we all appreciate. If you know the location of this scene, don’t be shy to share it as well as any River stories it might prompt.

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1000 Islands Wallpaper May-2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper May-2017

This is not only the last wallpaper image of the season, but the 100th that I’ve shared since I began putting numbers on them in my file. I think there were perhaps a dozen or so earlier ones that now have been lost to the mists of time. Because it seems a significant number, I thought I would sha...

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1000 Islands Wallpaper April 2017

1000 Islands Wallpaper April 2017

Last month’s wallpaper image showed just how early spring arrived in these parts. Now that it's officially here, I thought it might be appropriate to feature a summer image for April as it too may be closer than we think.

This is the 1000 Islands National Park’s Thwartway Island (formerly known...

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