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Five Things We Underbudgeted For At Our Seasonal Campsite

Booze I knew we’d drink a bit at our seasonal site but between booze being expensive and happy hour starting at noonish most days (not to mention Bailey’s in the morning coffee), it adds up fast! Dollar Store Junk We’re spending a ridiculous amount each week on stuff that we use up quickly (glow sticks) […]

Saturday Snap – Ramping Up The Friendships

Pace set up a bike ramp in front of our campsite and suddenly six kids showed up to ride on it with him (I managed to catch four of them in this photo.)

Europe’s Top Things To Do According to Trip Advisor

(via Reddit)

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 […]

Throwback Thursday – #tbt – The More Things Change… (June 2010)

Quite often, to pick out a Throwback Thursday picture, I’ll look through my photo library to the same month but a few years back (I have photos going back to 2006 when we got our first digital camera and a few that had been digitized when we got film developed before that.  So I can […]

10 Advantages of a Seasonal Camping Site

I didn’t post over the weekend as we were camping at our seasonal site at Echo Valley Provincial Park. We’ve had our camper for three years (two full summers since we bought it in August of our first year) but so far, we’ve only done quick hit trips – a week here, a weekend there. Shea’s folks […]

Secular Sunday – Coca Cola Died For Your Sins? (Happy Easter!)

As a slight break from non-stop “Save the Library” posts lately, let’s just take a moment to appreciate the incredible crassness of this grocery store Easter display (which I saw on Reddit and I think is from somewhere in the US.) I’m not religious but even I went, “Wow?  Really??”  (Not the first time Easter […]

Happy Birthday Dad! (and Belated to Mom Too!)

Happy Birthday to my Dad! Here’s a pic from a month ago on another happy day (though it’s hard to tell from the look on Pace’s face)… Unfortunately, we weren’t able to celebrate dad’s birthday *in* Mexico like we were able to do for my mom a month and a half ago…

Music Monday – “Now why don’t you look down/To where your feet is planted/That U.S. soil that makes you take shit for granted/If not for Santa Ana, just to let you know/That where your feet are planted would be MĂ©xico”

I heard this song on the TV when we were in Mexico in 2003 and even without understanding (most of) the lyrics, it struck me as something very political and meaningful which has only become more relevant in light of Trump’s desire to build a border wall with Mexico. At the time, I jotted enough of the lyrics […]

Ten Random Things

Ryan Meili won the byelection in Saskatoon Meewasin and was sworn into the Legislature yesterday. In completely unrelated news, Brad Wall had a press conference today about wanting to cut public sector salaries by 3.5% while sounding like someone who knew he’s stuck around for one election too long and was about to tarnish what was […]