(Baltimore, Maryland USA)
We vacationed in Nova Scotia for many years and it is a place near and dear to my heart. On the east coast where we stayed the shores are rocky there are hundreds of small islands in Mahone Bay, including the famous Oak Island with as yet unfound treasure. I wanted to create an island with a light house that depicted the rugged shore line and the wooden wharves for arriving or departing boats. I chose winter since it was made for the Christmas Season...