The Man from Argentina and His Ugly Brown Suitcase

It was late in the evening on a Wednesday night when I had just entered back into the men’s locker room after working out with my training partner Mel. As I entered into the room I nearly collided with a man carrying a brown suitcase. His “excuse me”, was ladened with thick syllables and a…

What Does the Front Air Dampner do on a Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport?

You may or may not have noticed this long piece of black plastic as it hangs beneath the front bumper on the 3rd generation (2016 to current day), SR5, Limited and TRD Sport. At the moment I’m obsessed with aftermarket accessories, one of those being the front bumper. As I would like to also acquire…

A Laundry List of Modifications for a 3rd Generation Toyota Tacoma

Several months back whilst it was still winter outside the wife drove us three-hours south down to Calgary, Alberta as a gesture of good will, as I wanted to view a couple Toyota Tacoma’s at a couple of Toyota dealerships. In the end, I bought a 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport with 64,000 kilometres (39,700…

Can 48-Hours Without a Cellphone, Change Your Weekend Habits?

Have you ever stood on a street corner with your phone buzzing in your pocket, or purse and wondered I wish technology didn’t exist, then you answered your phone anyways. Yeah those days have been coming my way more and more as we experience this interesting period of life called “living with COVID”. For most…

Are You For or Against the River Valley Project Called Prairie Sky Gondola ?

Late last week, whilst perusing Instagram we came across a comment by a reputable company called Edmonton River Valley and they were praising another company called Prairie Sky Gondola about an architectural rendering about a new facility that Prairie Sky Gondola wants to build in the main core of Edmonton’s River Valley. The stretch of…

How to Complete Eighty Drafts in Eighty Days

This is the most INSANE thing we have ever said to date in a blog post… there is literally EIGHTY DRAFT POSTS started all of them in various stages of completion. Some are just notes or a small list of words, or a topic which one of us was thinking about and popped a note…

Where Do You “Fit” In?

For the last ten-years I have been hearing about a topic which I never really considered until recently. It is the discussion about fitting life or activities outside of work and balancing those activities with the time commitments of work. Some people refer to this as “work/life balance” and others refer to it as “work-life…

Revelry and Rainstorms

Crisp water drips onto the eavestrough as the water continues dripping down the back wall of our condo building. Its accumulation on the window screen drips onto the awaiting window sill below. The drapes catch hold of cool wisps of penetrating air fluttering the monochromatic Ikea clothes into the stale air around us. The drizzling…

A Grape Escape in October

Yes, you read that correctly… its going to be a Grape Escape in October! We will be road tripping in the Tacoma down through central Alberta where we will veer off near Airdrie and head out to Cochrane where we will be stopping at McKay’s Ice Cream shop open since 1942 for the very best…

Planning an October Road Trip to British Columbia Canada

The plan for Friday evening was not supposed to be researching a possible road trip to the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia but instead was supposed to be further research into Affiliate Marketing, how to obtain links from a variety of advertisers and learning how to implement those links into a variety of social media…

How to Choose a Clever Name for Your Blog?

Well this seems like a no-brainer. You sit down in front of your computer and type in a fun sequence of words and BOO-YAH! You’ve created your clever blog name like tedlovestrucks.com although this sounds like a pretty easy thing to do, its not because some other guy named “ted” may have already snatched up…