Wallpapers

Wallpaper February 2014

Wallpaper February 2014

Okay, that’s about enough of winter. While there have been a couple of thaws along the way, this has been one of those old-fashioned cold ones. Cold enough to freeze the River across its width in many places, reportedly even in the US Narrows, which is unusual. The good news is that this should re...

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Wallpaper January 2014

Wallpaper January 2014

For the last two months, I had intended to share a summer image to help bring those of you who are experiencing winter withdrawal back to the River. Both times, my plan was thwarted at the last minute by images captured just before posting. And so it is again. 

Wallpaper December 2013

This is my second winter living on...

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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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