Wallpapers

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 as...

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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 Cas...

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Wallpaper December 2011

Wallpaper December 2011

Last month’s image shared an unusual weather moment, and asked you to share weather-related stories about the river. 

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Wallpaper November 2011

Wallpaper November 2011

Once again it's time to begin sharing winter wallpaper images. Here's hoping they'll bring you back to a favored place and its special memories.

I've been doing this for many years now, the game having been to identify where the images were shot and to share stories about those places. We've learne...

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The Notification List

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.