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 more Western 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 more In 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 more Pushing 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 more Carnival 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 more Cheap 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 more My passion has become improving men’s health.
The campground looks great as we took out a dozen trees and bushes. https://youtu.be/XOYlXtv8gEU
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