A New Adventure

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It’s been a rainy, cold winter this year. We decided, after being gone a year from home, to stay home after our Alaska/Canada trip. Boy, did we pick the wrong year to do that!!! Like most of the PNW, it has been wet, wet, wet and the rain hasn’t stopped yet here in April.

We did take a few jaunts to the beach over the winter. My son, David, moved to Brookings, Oregon so we visited with him and his gal, Brook a few times. It is so good to have him back in his home state and close to me. We are about 3 hours away from him now.

While visiting him a last week, we got a call from the guy who bought our BigBlue Dodge Ram a few years ago. The call went something like this: “Dale, this is Tyler. I, with my family, own an RV resort and wondered if you would like to be a camp host. I don’t know any other RVers and thought of you.” Dale: “Tell me about it.” Tyler: Our RV park is on the northeastern tip of Vancouver Island, B.C.” Dale: “I will talk with Gwen and get back to you.”

After several phone calls to his mom who lives there and then to their manager, we received those details and made our decision. We are going to be camp hosts for the summer! We are excited about this new adventure to a place where we have never been. Telegraph Cove RV Park and Marina on the Johnstone Strait. Duties aren’t much at all and we will have time to explore the island. We will register walk-ins in the evening and check the bathrooms and report to the manager if anything needs done and he will take care of everything.

More to come as we don’t start until July. My daughter, Lesa, has loaned me her Canon EOs 50D camera, so I hope to have some awesome photo’s to share. A friend has said she has been there and it is an awesome part of this big world.

Life is good. When God puts something in front of you, grab on with both hands!


5 thoughts on “A New Adventure

    Sue Millar said:
    April 16, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    Know you will enjoy your camp host job. Sounds like you will have tons of time to explore the area. Sure wish you could send some of that rain to us. We are so dry and the water in the lakes is so low. We need to get our boat out and on our lot before we leave next month, and I am not sure we will be able to get it on the trailer. We have a burn ban all around us…only charcoal fires for cooking. There have been many grass fires thought out the area, but so far nothing close to us.

    Most of our snow birds have left, but still have some of the pipe line workers here. All the pipelines around this area are finished and they have done their testing to make sure there are no leaks. Things are slowing down some at the motel, but the cabins are still busy. We will have a few weekends between now and memorial day that will be busy. Memorial day will be a full motel and cabins and lots of people out in their campers. We are leaving the 13th of May and will be gone about 2 weeks. Am so ready for a trip and the time off. Looking forward to seeing my daughter and granddaughter and son again.


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    Jeannine Bartholomew said:
    April 16, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Sounds like a great adventure! We’ll see you before long! Love & hugs.

    Janice Ammundsen said:
    April 17, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    Since you have to drive right by us … and we’re only 2 1/2 hours south of Telegraph Cove, sure hope you’re going to have time to pop over to Quadra Island for a visit! 🙂

      Gwen responded:
      April 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm

      We would love to, Janice. On our list for sure. Quadra Island was an place where I could live. I will pop you an email when and what time, K?

        Janice Ammundsen said:
        April 17, 2017 at 9:33 pm

        Fantastic! Looking forward to finally meeting you both!! 🙂

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