Wallpapers

Thousand Islands Wallpaper May 2016

Thousand Islands Wallpaper May 2016

A number of years ago, an amazing man, Professor Emeritus, architect, historian and author, Paul Malo reached out to me. Paul spent summers on the River since the thirties and was dismayed to witness the area’s decline. He wrote a trilogy of books (Boldt Castle, A Floating World and Fools’ Parad...

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Wallpaper April 2016

Wallpaper April 2016

It is with sadness that I add a footnote to February’s wallpaper (bit.ly/1OBpv1w). Kingston's Bob Clark, owner of the Canadian Empress, passed away just 25 days after that story was posted. His memorial service on March 4th was standing room only, overflowing with family and friends, all sharing s...

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Wallpaper March 2016

Wallpaper March 2016

Last month’s image spotlighted the Canadian Empress with Captain Brian Johnson intrepidly posing her like a glamour girl inside Sister Island rather than the traditional outside route up the channel. I had always been curious why old charts and stories labeled this island as the Three Sisters, wh...

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Wallpaper February 2016

Wallpaper February 2016

Several people correctly identified the location of last month’s image as you’ll see in January’s comments. As my old friend Carl Hiebert (an acclaimed Canadian photographer) once coached me, “The secret to photography is to just show up.” He’s absolutely right and unlike many of my imag...

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Wallpaper January 2016

Wallpaper January 2016

It seems hard to believe that 2015 is already behind us, not least because winter has only recently made its first tentative appearance on the River. Nothing remotely like last month’s scene has shown up thus far, with the exception of this painting that December's wallpaper inspired, just complet...

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