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“Wild women are an unexplainable spark of life. They ooze freedom and seek awareness, they belong to nobody but themselves yet give a piece of who they are to everyone they meet. If you have met one, hold on to her, she’ll allow you into her chaos but she’ll also show you her magic.” ― Nikki …

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New Article! Heat Your RV Safely, Without Using Propane

https://campersmarts.com/cheap-heat-system-keep-your-rv-warm-this-winter-without-propane?utm_source=CSNEWSL In this new article on Campersmarts, I’ll tell you how you can safely heat your RV with electricity, even if you have a propane furnace. Heat Your RV Safely, Without Using Propane https://campersmarts.com/cheap-heat-system-keep-your-rv-warm-this-winter-without-propane?utm_source=CSNEWSL

Forest River R-pod Chronicles – Waiting

Forest River R-pod Chronicles – Waiting Well, my trusty Blue (the XTerra) hobbled all the way home like the champ she is. Lucky to have a brand new wheel bearing in just a few days on the little XTerra, it was now time to turn my focus on to the Arfpod, the Forest RIver R-Pod …

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Travels In Canada: Nicola Lake BC

Travels In Canada: Nicola Lake BC After staying near Kamloops for 4 days, it was time to pack up camp. We’re heading towards Princeton, where I’ll visit with 2 old friends who moved there. After travelling from Drayton Valley, we were all ready to take a break and find a great dog park. And so …

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Travels in Canada: Winnipeg Is All About Friendly Fun And Great Food

Travels in Canada: Friendly Winnipeg Is All About Fun And Great Food Summer seems to go by faster each year. The trees in Drayton Valley are quickly changing color and for the first time in my R-pod adventure, the furnace is warming definitely chilly air before October. It’s time to head back to the island …

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The Winnipeg Tattoo Convention

The Winnipeg Tattoo Convention Last night I went to the Winnipeg Tattoo Convention. This place is an obvious mecca for hardcore tattoo enthusiasts. It has the air of a carnival. As we enter through a huge tent that serves as the entrance to the actual tattooers booths, the air is scented with the greasy smell …

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RV Travel On Canada’s Secondary Highways

RV Travel On Canada’s Secondary Highways Well, I admit it: I’ve been a crappy prairie travel blogger this year. I only hope you’ve been keeping too busy with your own summer adventures to notice. Haha.. Anyway, I want to start this post off by telling you why I love travelling the many secondary highways around …

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Camping At Manning Park

Camping at Manning Park I’m writing this from beside a beautiful and boisterous creek, full of last winter’s melted snow in Manning Park along Highway 3. After minimal difficulties, I managed to get the trailer backed into the site. I am finally getting much better at backing the Arfpod into the previously too narrow campsites …

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Grief And Loss: Onwards Without You My Friend

Grief And Loss: Onwards Without You My Friend: Grief sucks. I will miss my boy forever. But I can’t stand wallowing in loss. The world is still a magical place. There are so many places and things in the world and I have such a short time to explore and enjoy them. This post is …

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A Dog Gone Eulogy For Fabulous Earl

The Beginning A Good Dog Story As a dog trainer, I have shared my life with many dogs. I have had the good fortune to have had one amazing dog who took my life on unanticipated adventures and taught me to embrace life with all of my heart. Fabulous Earl is my German Shorthaired Pointer. …

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Spring 2022- The View From The Arfpod

Spring 2022- The View From The Arfpod It’s Spring 2022. I’m writing from my winter roost beside the ocean in early May. This spot is nestled in the fir trees on Helen’s beach where I have the good fortune to winter every year. It is so peaceful and very beautiful. I honestly can’t imagine wanting …

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My Favourite Chai Spice Tea Recipe

My Favourite Chai Spice Tea Recipe This chai spice tea recipe is made with anti-inflammatory Ayurvedic ingredients.  If you drink it regularly it will help relieve inflammation such as arthritis, or stiffness as it relaxes the mind while you enjoy it’s unique chai flavours.  Ginger root has a whole host of proven health benefits that you …

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Week 3 Without Facebook

Week 3 Without Facebook I quit Facebook almost 3 weeks ago, as a temporary measure after 15 years to save my sanity when Russia went blitzkrieg on Ukraine. I continue to find life without Facebook just fine, so I will continue for longer out of Meta’s insatiable grip. It’s been 3 years since I settled …

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January 2022

January 2022 I think it’s safe to say many people are beginning 2022 with some trepidation. What a year 2021 was, between what can only be described as pandemonium with an added zest of weird and dangerous climate events. I’m referring to our scorching hot summer replete with wildfires caused by both Nature and humans …

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