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About as bad as it gets.


  It has been snowing since yesterday and the snow has to go somewhere.

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A room with a view.


We went random camping near Limestone Mountain and Limestone Creek near Sundre, Alberta for a few days again. We have gone camping in this area before, you can read about the post here. We have named it Room with a view and it was spotless … Continue reading

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Camping is for the dogs.


We went Boondocking again for a few days at one of our favorite places on  the James River, near Sundre, Alberta, Canada. We saw some of the wild horses of Alberta (WHOA) again, you can read more about them here. “The Wild … Continue reading

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Tree Squirrels.


Sunbathing. “If a gray squirrel’s tail has stripes it means that the squirrel is still adolescent, adult gray squirrels don’t have stripes.” – Black mouth cur “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is … Continue reading

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Crows.


Crows in our Crab-apple tree, on our lawn, in the street and on the roofs. They moved down the street, from one crab apple tree to the next, damaging the crop, stripping the tree almost bare. These guys got way … Continue reading

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Oops!


These photos of squirrels running along the fence, were taken in our backyard from our deck. “Sciurus carolinensis, common name eastern gray squirrel or grey squirrel depending on region, is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus. It is native … Continue reading

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The Hunter’s cabin on wheels.


My husband recently went on a scouting trip in Southern Alberta with a friend, these are some of the photos he took. The rigged out, mobile hunting cabin. Now that is a fire pit that has seen many a good … Continue reading

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Wild Mushrooms.


We went boondocking in the Bearberry Valley on crown-land, near Sundre, Alberta with some friends over the Heritage day long weekend. We have camped in the area before, but it was the first  time at this spot. We arrived in the rain, … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away…


After we left Rosebery Provincial Park, we headed south via Nelson and then east and it started raining more and more, we had a thunderstorm and lots of hail (big ones), causing some hydroplaning. I got quite scared, but there was … Continue reading

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Idaho Peak Lookout.


While we were camping at Rosebery Provincial Park, near New Denver, in British Columbia, Canada. We drove up to Idaho Peak Lookout. “12 km of steep narrow road to parking lotslimited pullouts for vehicles to passno motor homes or trailers allowed1.4 … Continue reading

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New Denver.


While we camped at Rosebery Provincial Park, we went to New Denver, in British Columbia, Canada to fill up on gas, draw money and do some shopping (wine). “Home to over 500 local characters, this vibrant community is situated on … Continue reading

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Rosebery Provincial Park.


After we left Gerrard, we camped for three nights at Rosebery Provincial Park, near New Denver, in British Columbia, Canada. “Rosebery Provincial Park is located just north of New Denver, on Highway 6. To the west, across Slocan Lake, is … Continue reading

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Searching for ghost towns.


After we left the Arrow Lake Ferry we drove to Trout Lake, BC, where we had hoped to camp, but there were too many people, even though it was during the week, so we drove  on to Gerrard. The distance to … Continue reading

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Arrow Lake Ferry.


We went camping for a few days in the Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. We took a ferry from Shelter Bay to Galena bay, in British Columbia, Canada. Here we are waiting at the ferry terminal, which has bath-rooms, picnic tables … Continue reading

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WHOA!


Canola field in Alberta, Canada. We went boondocking again for a few days near Sundre, Alberta, Canada in the Bearberry Valley at a place we call Horsey Meadows. The weather was perfect, with very few bugs and the dogs loved … Continue reading

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