Wallpapers

Wallpaper November 2012

Wallpaper November 2012

It’s that time of year when it’s time to share wallpaper images again to ease winter withdrawal. For the first time, it wasn’t the cold that chased me off the island, but low water. When the taps began pouring mud, it became clear (pun intended) that it was time to go. Despite having dug a hol...

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Wallpaper April 2012

Wallpaper April 2012

This month’s posting shares more about a major project that has been in the works for eight years and is now very close to launching. Last month’s photo hints of it, a place very close to my heart - Raleigh Island.

When I first saw it in 1994, I was chasing a dream I couldn’t possibly afford, bu...

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Wallpaper March 2012

Wallpaper March 2012

Last month’s image was a shot of Raleigh Island, a spot I am privileged to call home for more than half of each year. Not apparent in the image is the backstory. Fog provides wonderful opportunities on the river, but the pictures don’t always come as easily as you might think.

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Wallpaper February 2012

Wallpaper February 2012

Thank you all for the fascinating stories about dealing with fog on the river. A common thread through all of them delivers a very clear message about venturing out in it. DON’T! All these stories are worth reading if you haven’t already, making choosing a winner a tough call, particularly...

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Wallpaper January 2012

Wallpaper January 2012

Last month’s night view of Singer Castle elicited several responses, one of which is from Patty Mondore who, with her husband Bob, is the co-author of two excellent Arcadia Publishing books about it. She recalls an evening spent there during the former owner’s reign when it was known as Jorstadt...

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