A new year and a time to recognize new trends: chocolate fountains, personalized messages on M&Ms, Peacock kale, baby red Brussels sprouts, Golden Ball turnips, and red and orange Swiss chard. We now have robots that wash windows and have been promised an end to those annoying labels on fruits and vegetables.
Archives for January 2006
Although relatively few Barth motorhomes were manufactured, the Barth name is well known among aficionados of high-end motorhomes.
The volcano blew its top. A few million tons of earth shifted. Clouds of red-hot gasses and ash scorched branches and bark off trees. The rivers looked like mudflows, boiling downstream, taking out bridges and houses on the banks. How would we ever recover?
Two thousand and five slid by faster than a greased hog on ice, but it certainly was fun. January didn’t start very well, with a crashed laptop computer but eventually that revived. With the new desktop working so well, I gave the well-traveled Gateway to a beginner. She didn’t mind that computers are obsolete the minute the cash register goes “ka-ching.”
RV Ownership Nears 8 Million
Nearly 8 million U.S. households now own at least one recreation vehicle, according to a new study by the University of Michigan’s Survey Research Center.
Some of the world’s largest stages and filming tanks are at the complex on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, three miles south of the Mexican resort community of Rosarito Beach and about 45 minutes from San Diego.
When most skiers think of Colorado, images of Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge fill their minds. These are the well-known, famous resorts with expensive lodging and high lift-ticket prices. They are also the place where the rich and famous go to enjoy Colorado’s powder.
Built-in fireplaces and elaborate entertainment centers were among the most noticeable trends on view as RV manufacturers unveiled their newest creations at the 43rd National RV Trade Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.