Photos by Jean Papke demonstrate the difference a year can make. Note the open water around Singer Castle last year versus the frozen river around Dark Island now...
Feb. 26, 2013
Feb. 26, 2014
Photos of Singer Castle located on Dark Island in the St. Lawrence River, 1000 Islands.
How like a winter hath my absence been
From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year!
---William Shakespeare, Sonnet 97