The Stampede Association relies on volunteers. We were lucky enough today to have friends and volunteers Deanna and Gordie help out with raking, removing trees and digging flower beds.
Rain is a mixed blessing in a campground. https://youtu.be/h_AV_bRslcQ
Today was devoted to opening the gates and to getting our RV out of storage and setup for the summer season. It’s always a challenge to remember how all the RV systems operate as well as how to drive a much longer, wider vehicle. Our campground startup list is long but no where near as … Read moreCampground Day 1
This is our 3rd season as Hosts at Williams Lake Stampede Campground. We’re leaving a week early this year. In years past, we’ve had a lot of difficulty getting to BC. We’ve experienced, fires, floods and rock falls. Since the 2 week forecast looks favourable, we’re off. This short video will be one of many … Read moreOur summer adventure begins
If you follow our blog and posts, you know that Della and I are very concerned with our own health and that of our friends. We spend a lot of time reading about ways to improve. We want to die young as late as possible 🙂 The difficulty is finding the truth. How do we … Read moreWe are what we eat? Part 1
Nothing changes without controversy. After the Canada Food Guide was changed several weeks ago, parties on both sides are discussing the pro and cons of the new guide lines. To me this discussion, illustrates the problem with the old guide. That it was influenced by special interest groups. I am not a scientist. My interest … Read moreCanada Food Guide Update
Netflix has several videos on the state of our health and food supply. This is a review of a film originally released in 2011 called Forks over Knives. The title hints at its better to use your fork to improve your health than a surgery to correct a problem. I like to educate myself about health … Read moreIn Reply to Forks over Knives
The most balanced, least sensationalist Netflix Health show I’ve found is “In Defence of Food” by Professor of Journalism, University of California, Michael Pollan. That’s not to say there are not frightening claims made, there are but they are not sensationalized like in most other Netflix videos. I’m going to list my takeaways here to … Read moreReply to In Defense of Food
If you are concerned about your health, what is a healthy diet or wondering if diets are healthy you should watch this webinar. Let Food by Thy Medicine Just in case, the webinar isn’t available I’ve attached my notes and screen shots from the video. This information is from a U of C webinar called Let … Read moreComments on Let Food by thy Medicine
There are lot’s of lifestyle reasons why we eat after 6 PM. BUT, This can lead to: trouble sleeping as your stomach doesn’t have time to process It’s not fashionable. i.e. Only old people eat earlier. 🙂 It leads to emotional eating based upon being too tired to take the time to prepare healthy, whole … Read moreWhat’s the problem with eating after 6 PM?