Boondocking in farm fields

As much as we love touring around in Ruby to great international places, we also enjoy driving her to local places for different events. In 2018 a friend told us about the “world famous” Wild Oats and Notes Music festival, just SW of Edmonton. The music fest took...

Maui there yet?

This transient life we live, sometimes allows us to leave our Ruby behind – lock her up and wave goodbye, while we get on a plane for adventures that don’t involve driving. I had a United airline flight credit for $1200 from before covid lockdown and it kept...

May Long 2022

For the past 30 + years, Todd has gone out boondock camping in the bush near the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains with a large group of friends and family. This group has morphed over time to many members of all ages, different friend and family groups that come and...

The time we lived in Texas for 3 months

After 15 blogs about our life adventures down in Texas, it is so hard to sit here and summarize this amazing trip. There are so many great stories and life experiences that were had over the last 3.5 months, how does one just say “we did this and now we are done“....

Texas in the Rearview

We departed Meredith Lake before the wind picked up and pit-stopped in Dumas for “cheap” diesel. Ruby was running on fumes and needed a big fill – took about an hour to fill up her main tank and slip tank…for a measly $1500 US! From there we started climbing in...