Wallpapers

Wallpaper December 2013

Wallpaper December 2013

Last month's image, taken in mid-October, was indeed Raleigh Island as a number of people correctly identified. This month's image, taken a little over a month later, shows how quickly and dramatically the River changes in late fall as Christmas approaches.

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Wallpaper November 2013

Wallpaper November 2013

With November upon us, it’s time to begin the 10th year of sharing 1000 Islands wallpaper images each winter month to help with River withdrawal. With fall’s colors quickly fading, I thought it would be appropriate to rewind the clock a couple of weeks to the warmer colors of October 15th, one o...

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Wallpaper May 2013

Wallpaper May 2013

Dead calm isn’t as easy to come by on the River as it is on lakes and ponds. While lakes are surrounded by higher ground and protective shorelines, the River tends to channel any breeze.  I found the perfect conditions, however, at the mouth of Jones Creek. Last month's image was correctly...

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Wallpaper April 2013

Wallpaper April 2013

It’s hard to slip one by eagle-eyed Bud Andress. He immediately recognized the location of last month’s wallpaper with Great Lake Swimmers performing on a flea-bitten barge in the middle of the River during the filming of “Ballad of a Fisherman’s Wife.”

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Wallpaper March 2013

Wallpaper March 2013

I thought I’d share a somewhat different image this month, not just to revisit summer, but to celebrate the fact that Great lake Swimmers' latest album, New Wild Everywhere, was just nominated for a Juno.  For those who may not know, the Junos are Canada’s top music awards, our equivalent to...

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