R-Podyssey

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...

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...

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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...

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Climate Change 2021 Brought Us New Weather Words 2021 has been a disastrous year for Canadians. Most of us even learned some brand new weather-words including: “Heat dome” and Atmospheric River”....

All electric pickup trucks are coming in 2022 Fuel costs have been soaring out of this world. Many RV enthusiasts and full time RV travellers are currently really worried about their...

Dear Readers, For some reason, WordPress has decided that R-Podyssey is no longer a thing. The platform frustratingly denies that this website exists, even as I write this. So I may...

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Are you ready to have something better than bread for breakfast or a sandwich?   When you are camping do you want to feed your kids something more nutritious than a hotdog...

“The robb’d that smiles, steals something from the thief; He robs himself that spends a bootless grief.” William Shakespeare, Othello Stuff: A paradox in Drayton Valley When I started this journey...

Wapiti Campground Jasper National Park

“When even shadows need shadows to cool off, you must know that the weather is incredibly hot!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan Heat Wave The record heat wave the West was experiencing brought...

BC Highway 1-Juniper Beach

The joys of travelling on Highway 1 through BC This year, I decided to travel an easier highway than the Coquihalla. We traveled through the start of a heat wave on...

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Travel between health districts is banned in BC for now. With Covid cases rocketing across the prairies, and only a handful here on the island, it seems prudent to stay put....

Saskatchewan Crossing

The saddest days come when we inevitably say goodby to friends, whether they are two-legged or four-legged. Today was one such day. Days like these are filled with reflections and gratitude...