Getting Married in a Pandemic

Tying the knot in a Pandemic is “knot” what you hoped it would be! Most couples want to share their special day with family and friends and many have a hard time keeping their guest list to a reasonable size. The Pandemic has certainly eliminated that problem – couples are now told how many guests they can invite to their wedding! This …

The Ripple Effect

Yesterday, I heard the Joe Diffie song, Third Rock from the Sun.  The lyrical motif of the song (the chorus) is as follows: Cause and effect, chain of eventsAll of the chaos makes perfect senseWhen you’re spinning ’round, things come undoneWelcome to Earth, third rock from the sun That got me thinking about the chaos caused by the Pandemic and …

Travelling with Children

If you have travelled with small children or grandchildren then you have definitely heard the phrase…Are we there yet? But what does that really mean? It means: I am bored with I spy something red or green or blue or whatever I am hungry even though we just ate 20 minutes ago I have to pee even though I went …

What the Pandemic has Taught Me!

At the ranch we are focused on All Things Tourism and of course that has come to a grinding halt! We have had many weeks to do the things that we never seem to have time to do and we’ve learned to do a few new things too. Now that I have some time on my hands I thought I …

Relaxed Weddings at Rocking R Guest Ranch

Before we started hosting weddings at the ranch I visited several wedding venues to see what they were doing and it seemed to me that the whole process was a little rushed, kind of like herding cattle from point A to point B. You spend months and sometimes years planning the perfect wedding and then it’s all over in less …

What Happens when a Cowboy Marries a Princess?

What happens when a Cowboy marries a Princess? You get two very crazy people and a ranch that is…The Perfect Combination of Rustic and Refined! Until I met Marv, I was a city girl at heart. Marv was living in Drumheller (ranching country) and I was living in the booming metropolis of Calgary. We bought the ranch because it was …