Wallpapers

Wallpaper May 2013

Wallpaper May 2013

Dead calm isn’t as easy to come by on the River as it is on lakes and ponds. While lakes are surrounded by higher ground and protective shorelines, the River tends to channel any breeze.  I found the perfect conditions, however, at the mouth of Jones Creek. Last month's image was correctly...

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Wallpaper April 2013

Wallpaper April 2013

It’s hard to slip one by eagle-eyed Bud Andress. He immediately recognized the location of last month’s wallpaper with Great Lake Swimmers performing on a flea-bitten barge in the middle of the River during the filming of “Ballad of a Fisherman’s Wife.”

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Wallpaper March 2013

Wallpaper March 2013

I thought I’d share a somewhat different image this month, not just to revisit summer, but to celebrate the fact that Great lake Swimmers' latest album, New Wild Everywhere, was just nominated for a Juno.  For those who may not know, the Junos are Canada’s top music awards, our equivalent to...

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Wallpaper February 2013

Wallpaper February 2013

I suspect that many of you have had limited exposure to the River during the off season. For that reason and because this is my first full winter here, I tend to think it’s more interesting to continue to share winter moods than reverting to summer, at least for the moment. If you’re starv...

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Wallpaper January 2013

Wallpaper January 2013

We begin the New Year with a transformed River. I had been intending to share an earlier, arguably more compelling view of this scene, taken at dawn on November 9th, but then on December 28th, our first winter storm finally relented, leaving us with a transformed landscape. This is how it looks no...

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