Wallpapers

Wallpaper February 2005

Wallpaper February 2005

Fellow 1000 Islanders,

Go figure! While December’s shot of Grenadier had plenty of correct answers and November’s much trickier shot of the Punts Islands had a few, last month’s shot is a scene that virtually everyone is familiar with, yet only a single person identified it correctly. You’l...

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Wallpaper January 2005

Wallpaper January 2005

Fellow 1000 Islanders,

I didn’t realize this task would be so tough. This month’s winner is a genuine tough call. The last image, a high shot of Grenadier Island was successfully identified by many, with several worthy “captions” submitted.

Last Month

Two however were exceptional, both from people...

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Wallpaper December 2004

Wallpaper December 2004

Fellow 1000 Islanders,

It’s interesting that the high views are so tricky to identify. Only two correct answers came back from last month’s image, one from Bud Andress and the other from Al Bickerton. The tie breaker goes to Bud partly because of his excellent caption, but also because Al was a little vague about a story from his youth. Something to do with night, a Mountie boat hitting a shoal here and US beer! Bud's caption:

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Wallpaper November 2004

Wallpaper November 2004

Fellow 1000 Islanders,

Mother Nature won. She always does. My rustic 1917 cottage is simple yet comfortable - until it gets cold. With only a woodstove for warmth and a limited supply of firewood on the island that needs hoarding for spring, it was time to leave.

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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.