Tag Archives: camping

Friday Fun Link – Camping Hifi

Bluetooth speaker in a bucket…

Music Monday – “Pancho was a bandit boys/His horse was fast as polished steel/He wore his gun outside his pants/For all the honest world to feel”

“Pancho and Lefty” – Townes Van Zandt

A Good Recurring Camping Injury To Have?

Every single weekend when we get back from our seasonal site on Sunday night, I feel like my legs are on fire from all the walking, biking, hiking, swimming and assorted heavy lifting I’ve done over the weekend (and no, I’m not just counting all the beer cans I’ve lifted to my mouth as “heavy […]

Saturday Snap – Wood Pile at Echo Valley Provincial Park

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – Our New (To Us) rPod 182g (August 5, 2014)

Funny, just realised that I posted a similar Throwback Thursday post almost a year ago to the day.  Must be mid-summer when I realise how glad I am that we bought our rPod! 🙂 Anyhow, above is a picture of Shea as she went with my parents to pick up our rPod three summers ago […]

Music Monday – “What’s the harm in meeting me/800 block of Robinson Street/I’ll be in town for a weekend stay”

Blake Berglund is my unofficial campground theme music this summer. This past weekend, his “Coyote” album was the first one I played when we arrived and the last one I played when we left! And here’s the lead-off song from that album which is such a great way to draw you into the album… “Come […]

Music Monday – “It’s Canada Day up Canada way on the first day of July/And we’re shoutin’ “hooray” up Canada way, when the maple leaf flies high.”

Is there any musician that defines Canada more than Stompin’ Tom?  And is there a better song to post on this long weekend of Canada’s 150th Anniversary? “Canada Day Up Canada Way” – Stompin’ Tom Connors

Saturday Snap – Happy Canada Day!

Canada Day 2015 at Echo Valley Provincial Park & Fort Qu’Appelle

Poking around for ideas about what we might do this weekend at our seasonal site, I came across this video which gives a good sense of the Fort Qu’Appelle Canada Day parade and fireworks a couple years ago.

Saturday Snap – The Exact Opposite of Us Pulling an rPod With A Minivan?

Pulling a giant fifth wheel RV with a semi – something I’ve never seen before! The family happened to be around when I snapped this pic so I stopped and chatted for a minute – the dad said they had their big rig to pull a semi trailer that had been customized as living quarters […]