“Anybody home,” a voice called, jolting me from my fixation on the computer monitor. I expected to see only lizards and roadrunners at this isolated desert campsite on a seldom-used road a good two country miles from the main highway. A young man in his early 20s, flushed from walking–or embarrassment–asked if I could give […]Read more "Good Deeds and Guardian Angels"
Can it be that winter is almost over? Even though Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on Groundhog Day confirming six more weeks of winter, it depends on where you are whether the warmer weather on the West coast means Spring has already arrived or the Arctic blast now hitting the Midwest and East coast will […]Read more "Will 2015 be a dynamite Spring wildflower season?"
We make the decision to purchase RVs for our own reasons and interests, though these reasons may vary greatly between individuals and groups. Many buy their RV primarily to use as a hotel room when visiting relatives, conventions, concerts, rallies, and other events where campground or RV resort facilities are not convenient. Many families also purchase […]Read more "10 Things To do to Expand Your RVing Horizons"
“When the first self-contained RVs appeared on American highways, the concept of a full service RV resort had not yet become the seed of an idea. Even the concept of a recreation vehicle, or house-car, for transportation as well as housing, completely independent of electrical, water, and sewage systems, and self-sustainable while seeing the wondrous […]Read more "Boondockbob’s Guide to Boondocking"
Special interests are increasing the pressure on the federal government to turn over to the states public lands that fall within their boundaries. So far these efforts have failed, as they should. As an RVer and boondocker, I have a particular intererst our public lands and have been an advocate of thier use by RVers […]Read more "RVers in danger of losing their most precious public lands"
“FALL is the season of apples, frost, turning leaves and roadkill” write Amanda Hardy and Renee Seidler on the New York Times Opinion Pages. “A 2008 congressional study found that one in 20 reported motor vehicle collisions is animal-related, and the numbers peak in autumn. Annually, these incidents result in about 26,000 injuries and 200 […]Read more "How RVers can avoid dangerous collisions with wildlife"
Long ago, back when I had a real job, I had a favorite saying when interacting with potential customers. At some point in the beginning of our conversation, I would say, “Everyone should take an RV trip at least once in their lifetime.” You might expect a statement like that coming from the Regional General […]Read more "Everyone should take an RV trip at least once in their lifetime"