Wallpapers

Wallpaper December 2018

Wallpaper December 2018

I was raised in Montreal where our primary playgrounds were the Laurentian Mountains and the Eastern Townships. Both offer lakes and rolling mountains, but when I first saw the River, I was comprehensively blown away. It offered so many more levels of interest.

Its incredibly rich history goes wa...

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Wallpaper November 2018

Wallpaper November 2018

It’s that time of year again when most are far away from the place they most want to be. With that in mind, I hope this and the coming wallpaper images will help with your winter withdrawal.

Sister Island lighthouse is one of the five remaining historical lights in the 1000 Islands. Originally, it...

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Wallpaper May 2018

Wallpaper May 2018

There is a simple secret to photography which I have frequently shared. “Just show up.” And it’s true, but at the same time it’s seldom as simple as that. Showing up usually requires dozens or even hundreds of outings before the magic mix of light, conditions and subject all come together.

I’m ast...

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Wallpaper April 2018

Wallpaper April 2018

Last month I shared with you a night scene taken from our “dining room.” For this month, I’ll share a daytime view, taken last summer.

I had never before seen a “shelf cloud,” but there it was, looming larger than life. At the time, I posted the picture on my Facebook page with a caption that st...

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Wallpaper March 2018

Wallpaper March 2018

As winter begins to release its grip and thoughts of heading back to the island come into clearer focus, I thought I’d share a slightly different view for our March wallpaper. As gorgeous as we all know the River to be during daylight hours, the right evening arguably presents just as compelling a view.

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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.