Free Desktop Wallpaper Background Image
As a little bonus for my friends and followers every month I provide a free image for use as your desktop background wallpaper on your computer, mobile phone, or tablet. Each beautiful photo is a picture that I have created and it always includes a calendar overlay for the month. I know that I’m always looking for a calendar and having one on my desktop or phone wallpaper is very convenient!
Prairie Crocus at McDougall Memorial United Church
If you’ve ever driven the old Highway 1a from Cochrane to Canmore then you’ve seen a beautiful old white church nestled in amongst long prairie grasses and a series of rustic fences. This is the historic McDougall Memorial United Church. The church was originally built on the site of the Morleyville Mission in 1875 and has been a fixture on the landscape in the foothills ever since.
The property is now maintained by the McDougall Stoney Mission Society and is still used for church services and is available to rent for weddings and events.
My favorite thing about the site is the abundant growth of wild Prairie Crocuses (croci) every spring. Hundreds of these beautiful pink flowers can be found in the fields surrounding the site. It’s worth it to drive out there in late April or early May just to see the flowers. While you’re there be sure to check out the church too!
To install the image as your desktop background, simply click on the link below that corresponds to the file resolution you would like to use. When the larger image appears in your browser window right-click on the picture and select “Set as Desktop Background…”.
For some browsers (Google Chrome for sure) you may have to choose “Save As…” to copy the image to your desktop first. You can then right-click on the file on your desktop and choose “Set as Desktop Background…”.
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