Sunday, April 27, 2014

Class of 2014

 

When I started blogging almost six years ago, it took a long time to get a ‘following’..

I had many a posts that I wondered if anyone even read or glanced at..

It was a ton of ‘work’..not that blogging is ‘work’, it is more of a hobby, a documentation of our life..and an  online ‘scrapbook’ all rolled into one..

It is fun to look back and see where we were last year or even the year before..it has solved many an answer to a question of ‘who, when or where?’

Now this year was suppose to be our year to ‘hit the road’ so to speak..we were to be members of the ‘Class of 2014’

as most RV’ers know, plans are made of ‘jello’ and ours is far from being ‘set’ as yet..

A few years ago we met up with a member of our ‘Class’..

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Steven and Linda Dempsey who live just south of us in Washington State..

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Steven and Linda are at the ‘head of the class’..they are in the midst of the preparations to ‘hit the road’ this summer!

They have a bright shiny new blog filled with ‘enthusiasm’..

The ‘blog entries’ are very entertaining, as both Steven and Linda both contribute to the blog posts..

So if you are feeling so inclined and need some new ‘material’ to read or just want to ride along with the ‘head of the class of 2014’ as they embark on this new adventure of ‘full timing’..

http://thechouters.blogspot.ca/

please send them some ‘blogging love’ like I know you all can!

Cheers! blogging peeps!!!

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter weekend continues..

 

Saturday morning it was sunny and windy..a busy day filled with lots of cooking.. and an overnight visit from Carlie too..

first off was breakfast..

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yes, Belgium waffles and fresh strawberries..

Doug had some work done on the truck while we were here..

a new Airlift system installed..

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..sorry my eyes start to glaze over when he talks about this kind of stuff..but at least it works!

..then there was a few chores that needed doing..

paper towel holder installation..

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..toilet paper holder firmly attached..

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..and then there is this amazing stuff..

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we used it to attach the alarm clock to the wall..

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and to adhere a couple of magnets to the cabinet..

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..and then the best new addition of all..the screen door handle..it was a saving grace a few times this weekend when a gust of wind would come up..

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..there was also a couple of LED lights that were installed too, only 18 more to go?

time for a run in the orchard for Tucker..

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..and then it was time to put dinner on..

What a Crock?

Crock pot that is..

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Ham and Scalloped potatoes prepared in the ‘white box’..it turned out pretty good if I do say so myself…

Sunday was another day filled with a few chores..

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  I baked cinnamon buns for everyone..

It was also vacuuming and  laundry day..

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..nothing like clean sheets that have been blowing in the wind for  a few hours..

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Carlie left after lunch..heading home to look after the cat..poor thing can’t be left alone for too long..

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Dinner was at the ‘big white house’…Spaghetti, Salad and garlic cheese bread..another great meal..

All we seem to be doing is eating!!

as our Sunday evening comes to an end we are sad to be  heading home tomorrow.. back to the land of work and life in the big city..

Tucker is ‘ready’..this trailer  life is tough one for the golden boy?

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Happy Easter to everyone in blogville..hope you all had a lovely weekend!!!

Friday, April 18, 2014

K-town

How does one define their ‘happy place?’

Everyone is different and we all have  different perspectives as to how to define a ‘happy place?’

for some it is the

Beach??

Mountains?

Forest?

or the Desert?

or?

For us it is a little town nestled in the Similkameen Valley..

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the town of Keremeos, I have blogged about our many visits over the last few years..

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..so as you can guess, our Easter weekend is being spent behind the gates at Riverside Orchard..

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….locked into our ‘happy place’..

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..doesn’t take much to turn us into ‘happy campers’..

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even though we aren’t parked in a campground..we have all the comforts of home..

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..the views change each and every time..

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the trees are starting to bud..

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...the grass is green..

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..the horses are growing..

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and we are seeing ‘double?’

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the flag is flapping..

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there is time to read..

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and time to bake..

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and some time for Bart to come out of hibernation..

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…we have only been here since yesterday and ‘our happy place’ is doing it’s ‘job’ already..

Where is your ‘happy place?’

Friday, April 11, 2014

Why the RV life?

 

What do I really like about the RV lifestyle?

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Even though we are not travelling yet, we still do appreciate those times when we are able to get away from life at home..

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My list of things I appreciate about the RV life?

~~ bringing our ‘home’ along for the ride…our own bed, bathroom and kitchen..

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~~ peace and quiet….the calmness of just being able to sit and relax..

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~~  the ever changing views..

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~~ quality time with my ‘favourite husband’..time to enjoy a morning beverage..

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~~ campfires

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~~long walks

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~~time to just ‘be’….

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~~ letting Tucker just have fun doing what he does best..

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~~ the people we have met along the way..and there has been lots of them..

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~~ and then there are the memories you make along the way..

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..there you have my list of some of the reasons why I like the RV lifestyle..What about you?

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~just a little foot note on the ‘favourite husband’..I like to leave the ‘working world’ husband/wife team at home…the ones who

  • get up at ‘o’dark thirty’
  • work hard all day
  • sit on the couch after dinner and watch tv
  • are tired all week
  • and can barely find the time to have a conversation…

..ahh yes the RV life..it is what keeps us happy and each other’s ‘favourites’!

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