Campground Opening 2020

Della and I have a contract at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground  for the past 4 years. We’ve been here for the past 2 weeks getting the campground in order for a limited opening June 1st. We welcome self sufficient campers to our fully serviced sites. We are complying with Provincial Health guidelines so our … Read more

What will the pause change?

We’ve been isolating ourselves since March 5th. Many local governments are releasing cautious plans to reopen. What will we learn from this Pause? We ponder that question in this blog. First off, it’s been along time since I posted on this site. Well, I have been writing. One of my volunteer positions is with the … Read more

Farming is so misunderstood

Even though Della is a self-described townie, she attends the Farm Women’s conference each year. She came home so full of energy from the speakers and with a goody bag of great information.  Here are some of her take home learnings. One Hundred years ago, over half of Canadians worked on farms. Now that number … Read more

We don’t support Plant Based Meat

If you’ve followed us for a while you know we are supporters of whole,  minimally processed food. If feels like the marketers have gotten a hold of this goal and taken it too far. We wholeheartedly believe in eating 9 to 13 servings of plants each day. Our goal is to eat whole food and … Read more

Living through a renovation

Well I wouldn’t call it living, indoor camping maybe. Our home was built in the 90’s. The house had become drafty and expensive to heat. The seal on most of the windows had failed and became iced up every winter. The home was custom built but we are not the first owners. Of course, the … Read more

It really is an adventure!

This was our third summer as hosts at the Williams Lake Stampede Campground. Our attitude towards it has become that it presents us with a series of adventures that help us stay active, learn new things and meet great people. The first is just getting from Cochrane to Williams Lake. It a 12 hour drive … Read more