Reston, VA., – Take time to connect with nature and enjoy the “wild life” this spring by celebrating National Wildlife Week, March 16-20. During this unique event, people of all ages will be making time to get outside with the National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Watch program, by participating in environmental service projects, by enjoying outdoor games and activities, and by getting healthy while engaging in these activities.
Archives for March 2009
Topeka, Kan. – The state of Kansas is proud to announce the release of 2009-2010 Official Kansas Visitors Guide, 2009 Official Kansas Calendar of Events and the first Kansas Great Outdoors Guide and Kansas Scenic Byways Guide.
This week we will be showing the flat screen installations in the Watson's motorhome. The motorhome came to us with the factory TV already removed, and a 20" LCD temporarily mounted in its place. After measuring the bedroom area, we determined the front TV could be moved into the bedroom and a 32" LCD could be installed […]
My wife and I are planning our local spring and summer RV adventures. Have you booked yours yet? If you have I am sure you have been surprised at how full some of the State Parks are already. For an Olympic Peninsula trip we booked last month, there were only three remaining spaces for a […]
Brian Brawdy didn’t become an RVer until last year, but he has quickly become one of the industry’s most visible, enthusiastic and passionate advocates.
All my life I have followed the “meandering” paths of satisfied cows or the early pioneer routes that developed into interesting RVing roads, but the meanderers who became legendary are the two men who discovered southeast Arizona’s Kartchner Caverns. The second part of their legend is that they were able to keep the discovery a secret in order to preserve this amazing limestone cave.
Despite a deep recession that has consumers pinching their pennies and business owners worrying about how to make payroll, Vineyard RV Park manager Meaghan Bertram wasn’t surprised when a caravan of custom-built, million-dollar recreational vehicles recently rolled into her park in Vacaville, California.
Kodiak Crab Festival
May 21–25 — A celebration of spring and the king crab includes a seafood cook-off, parades, food and carnival booths, a golf tournament, concerts, a blessing of the fleet and bicycle and survival suit races. www.kodiak.org ; (907) 486-5557.
“Till taught by pain, men know not water’s worth.” — Byron
For the RVer, the “care and feeding” of the fresh water system is critical. No water, no showers, no dish washing, no cooking—and so it goes. How you get your fresh water in your rig, and how you care for it once it’s there is the topic of this month’s column.
It is rare to go into a casino parking lot anywhere in the country and not find at least a few RVs there. Casinos are known to be “RV-friendly.”
The title of Robert Sullivan’s You’re Still Away is subject to interpretation. Some read his book title and assume it’s taken from the notion that one’s putt is still farthest from the cup. But look at this mellifluous phrase in another light and “you’re still away” conjures a meaning that you are somehow away from the cares and worries of the workaday world, or simply away from it all. No matter what your interpretation of the title, you can’t help but appreciate Sullivan’s prose.