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brown mushrooms in stainless steel bowl

Chanterelle mushroom season is upon us here on Vancouver Island. That means I am taking my travelling companions into the forest to reap this golden chanterelle bounty. If you need help identifying chanterelles, click here for a great article. You should always double check with someone in the know if you aren’t 100% sure. You can always take a few into a mushroom buyer and ask them to confirm for you. Better… Read More

bannock

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 or marshmallow, that can be roasted on a stick or even in a pie iron over a campfire?  Well, don’t panic, there’s bannock! 

3 pointers in forest river r-pod

The Truth about RV Living With Dogs When I first started on this journey, I was warned “those dogs will wreck your trailer”. I thought “what a ridiculous statement”, as I looked at my 4 amazing dogs who had never before shown any aptitude for destroying anything, except maybe breaking some hearts. I realized I couldn’t just expect them to suddenly plunge into the RV lifestyle. Careful planning and preparation would indeed… Read More

woman looking at the map

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. Here in the sun. On a beach. On the East coast of Vancouver Island. While I miss little George, wee Stella, and the kids, and an adventurous way of life, exploring the wonders that Nomad life and Canada hold, here is… Read More

“No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another“~Amelia Earhart So it is a month today, since I began this little adventure. Life has flown around like-well, let’s just say like a newspaper on a windy day. However, it’s still a pretty good life and is actually the only one I’m bound to lead. We’ve had some cold weather, some wet weather, some warm weather and tonight it’s… Read More

“Why cover the same ground again? … It goes against my grain to repeat a tale told once, and told so clearly.” Homer, The Odyssey I am now a week into my little adventure. The dogs are adjusting well and I am managing to adjust to a new routine that involves leash walking the 4 of them several kilometers before I have my morning coffee. A week ago I would have scoffed… Read More

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