I was looking for something to do this Sunday, other than work. I didn’t have to go far. Just across the street from the Williams Lake Stampede Grounds, Chuck’s Automotive was sponsoring a Show & Shine. I’m generally not a car show fan but a couple of these did bring back some memories. I remember … Read moreShow & Shine
Following every fire, mushrooms follow. In the summer following the 2017 fire, mushroom pickers and buyers flooded the area in the hundreds. We had 20-30 stay with us on their way to the picking areas. That was last summer. This year far fewer have stayed with us. I understand that the various types of morels … Read moreMushroom Pickers
We always bring one Tower Garden with us for the summer while were in the RV. The fresh produce goes into our shakes and salads. There’s no comparison to what you get in the supermarket. We are using a tower with extension so we have plenty of room. We’ve yet to fill all the available … Read moreTower Gardening in the wild
An imposing log building welcomes visitors to Williams Lake as they enter on Hwy 97 from the south. It houses the Tourist Centre and Museum of the Chilcotin.. Tourism Discovery Centre built by Pioneer Log Homes Ancestor Tree on lower level The Museum contains many exhibits of early life and area industry. The lower level … Read moreTourist Centre at Williams Lake
One of our reasons for accepting the job at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground is that it allows us to spend time with Della’s family. We attended a milestone for nephew Thomas who graduated this weekend from Lake City Secondary School. A couple of things with the graduation are new to my experience. $150,000.00 is … Read moreLake City Secondary Grad 2019
The Stampede infield is used almost weekly for local events, not all of them rodeo. This weekend its the Provincial Mine Rescue Competition. 400 competitors are in town for a week. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/industry/mineral-exploration-mining/health-safety/emergency-preparedness/mine-rescue-competition https://www.mycariboonow.com/36133/williams-lake-to-host-2019-provincial-mine-rescue-competition/
It’s been a long time since I’ve worked with my hands. But, here at the campground thats pretty much all I do. I enjoy the chance to do something new, have new challenges all in a low stress environment. The past few days, I’ve been building picnic tables. I’ve never been good with hand tools … Read morePracticing Gratitude
There may not be scientific evidence that 10k steps a day is enough to improve one’s health. My original goal of 10k steps per day was recommended by my fitbit. At the time, that was twice as much as my average daily activity. I need a goal or a contest to keep me motivated. In … Read moreMy goal is still 10,000 steps a day.