Wallpapers

Wallpaper May 2019

Wallpaper May 2019

With this being the final wallpaper of the winter season, I thought I’d share with you a shot of Brockville’s waterfront to illustrate what has been happening up and down the River. The 1000 Islands is enjoying a Renaissance!

When I first stumbled across this area in 1992, I saw a River with amazi...

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Wallpaper April 2019

Wallpaper April 2019

Spring has sprung! And as the ice slips out of the River, I thought it appropriate to share a shot of Toniata Island from last year. This little island sits in the middle of a pretty bay at the mouth of Jones Creek right in front of our shore cottage.

And it wasn’t always there. The story is a fas...

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Wallpaper March 2019

Wallpaper March 2019

I’m guessing that with winter still upon us, this view of summer might be appreciated. I love lazy sleep-ins, but when I get a glimpse of calm and fog on the River at sunrise, any thought of sleep is gone. Mornings like this must not be wasted.

With no formal training, I’ve never considered mysel...

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Wallpaper February 2019

Wallpaper February 2019

One of the primary objectives with every one of my books has been to show how much beauty there is in the 1000 Islands. My plane had given me a privileged view of what is essentially an exquisite labyrinth, best understood and appreciated from above where the next shoreline isn’t hiding the view bey...

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Wallpaper January 2019

Wallpaper January 2019

With winter in full song, I thought this month I’d share an image I took last spring with the River in full song. I was later than usual opening the island as we had just returned from France. This is what greeted me that first evening, May 4th.

Our cottage was built 102 years ago and is about the...

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One afternoon at a book signing, a lady shared with me a profound statement. "The River chooses some". Those of us who were chosen, spend winters longing to get back. To help my winter longings and yours too, each winter month I enjoy sharing a computer screensaver image to help infuse a little summer warmth into your day. I also outline the latest additions to ThousandIslandsLife.com online magazine. If you would like to receive these images and updates, please add your email address to the notification list using the form below. It will not be shared elsewhere.