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.
The hill above the Williams Lake Stampede Campground has a lone gravesite. We’ll there are two people buried in the area but time has removed the second grave. As late as 1930 both still existed and there are photos along the trail. The other man died in the 1920’s of a shooting incident. It makes … Read moreStampede Grounds History
You don’t have to go far from Williams Lake to get some stunning vistas. These photos are only a couple of kilometers out of Williams Lake on the old Soda Creek Road. The depth of the valley is hard to capture on cell phone camera. You can see a tiny vehicle on top of the … Read moreOld Soda Creek Road
The Williams Lake Stampede Grounds contains the rodeo arena, grandstands, campground and Trail Riders arena and barns. On any day, there’s a good chance of horses being ridden, exercised or trained. The campground is a popular stopping location for people headed to Alaska and the hundreds of Europeans headed to the Chilcotin. We often find … Read moreWestern adventure
The University of Calgary has some fascinating and timely webinars on health. Can a Meal be Medicine was part of a larger webinar I sat in on a month or so ago. I learned a saying at a health course years ago that I often use.”Food is just fuel” This helps me control emotional eating. … Read moreIn Reply to Can a Meal be Medicine?
We purchased our Allegro RED as a learner retirement vehicle. Our plan was to spend winters in the south west. Plans change and opportunities open up. So far we use the RV as a residence for our summer job as hosts at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. This year we knew we were pushing the … Read morePushing the season
The rodeo infield is used several times a year by Carnivals. It’s amazing to watch them move in and hours later be ready to go. Earlier this week, the largest carnival I’ve seen, West Coast Amusements arrived. They got to work right away and took 2 days to complete setup. They were very organized setting … Read moreCarnival arrives at Rodeo Infield
This is part 2 of a followup on a webinar from U of Calgary called “Is our food turning against us?” In the 1950’s fast food began to flourish. The more we became addicted to fast and cheap food, the harder it is to change. The cost of our poor eating habits are higher than … Read moreCheap Food Part 2
We’re opening earlier this year. The forecast looks great so we’re opening our doors. The Williams Lake Stampede Campground is a great place for people headed north to Alaska, crews working in the area or people visiting the Chilcotin. We’re a full service campsite with great rates. https://youtu.be/W0ZqwfUy_zk
12 years ago I had a heart event. Of course, it changed my life. I had to re-evaluate what’s important to me. Should I continue eating poorly, not getting enough exercise, not enough sleep, not drinking enough water, letting stress build up and dying in my late 40’s. Does that sound like an overstatement? It’s … Read moreMy passion has become improving men’s health.