August 28, 2017

Carlton Sur Mer was our first stop in Quebec on our return leg.  To break up the 7 hour trip from Kouchibouguac to Forillon, we spent one night in Carlton Sur Mer, a small hamlet along the Gaspe Penninsula.    Wyatt was in heaven, our campsite featured a new playground...

August 5, 2017

Our final stop in Nova Scotia, was Graves Island Provincial Park, near Mahone Bay and Lunenburg. With a well stocked fridge of local cider and craft beer, we anchored Kermit (our trusty trailer) for our last 4 nights in this wonderful province. Lunenburg, a UNESCO site...

July 24, 2017

Unfortunately,  Fundy National Parks construction schedule for both the salt water outdoor pool and the water falls wading pool were planned for July, during our visit.  I’m not sure how that happens, but both facilitates would have helped battle the 32 C weather that...

July 20, 2017

Holy cow, there are a lot of trees here in New Brunswick.  I can see why the British wanted New Brunswick to supply the navy with raw materials for their fleet.  There are trees everywhere!  After overloading our brains with the knowledge from the oldest of Canadian ci...

July 7, 2017

This stop on our trip was focused on visiting Shelley’s younger brother, Uncle Jon in Newboro, Ontario.  We rolled into Murphy’s Point Provincial Park in the rain and rolled out three days later in the rain.  Many of the parks campsites were underwater. Fortunately eno...

June 26, 2017

The tasks associated with Camping for four months are numerous.  Without electricity and household appliances, many daily tasks that we take for granted at home, now need to be completed by hand. 


Our kids are developing into great campers.  They do come from grea...

June 26, 2017

Ontario represents a chance for us to spend time with family. Aunt Michelle, my father's only sister, resides in the picturesque Ontario escarpment, which also happens to be one of Canada's major wine growing regions. The area is dotted with vineyards, adding to the ex...

June 11, 2017

As a kid I did not fish a lot with my father but the times we did head out to Wabamun Lake, Thunder Lake or Ucluelet formed incredible memories. I don’t recall how many, or what type of fish we caught.  The only memories that remain are just being there with Dad, laugh...

June 6, 2017

Lac du Bonnet was a stopping point in our journey that allowed us to stay under a roof that did not roll and had more than 17’ of space in which to move.  A mentor from Calgary, after hearing about our challenging adventure from publications in the media, offered a sta...

April 18, 2017

People don’t often appreciate time as a resource like they do money, oil and gas, timber, food etc.  Time is not tangible. You can’t touch it, trade it, or look forward to see what value it will bring you in the future.  We constantly complain that we don’t have enough...

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Our home away from home is a Forest River, R Pod 172 named "Kermit". Kermit brings a whole new meaning to the concept of "tiny living". At just 17 ft Kermit can comfortably accomadate a family of five and one giant schnauzer. We bring COZY and family bonding to an entirely new level.

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