Surrounded by the scenic Coeur d’Alene National Forest and Bitterroot Mountains in Idaho’s Panhandle, is a tiny town with a sign that reads: “This is the town founded by a jackass and inhabited by his descendants.” Strangely enough, the humorous advertisement for Kellogg, Idaho (population 2,400) pretty accurately describes the town’s founding. Back in 1885, […]
Archives for November 2009
We woke up this morning with the sound of rain pitter patting on the roof. There isn’t any type of sleep medication that works any better for me than rain falling on the RV roof. I don’t know what it is but my brain tells me to go back to sleep but not this morning. […]
What a nice day it was today to travel in our RV! It didn’t start off that way, but it did get better much better as soon as we cranked up the rig and put her nose in the wind. I am writing this from the Baileyton RV Park in Baileyton, TN. We’re right off […]
This coach being only a few years old was still in really nice shape, the customers just wanted to add a few things to make it like new or better! The tile started in the kitchen and went back through the bathroom. We removed all of the factory tile and front carpet,then installed new tile on a […]
We just came off the road in October so it hasn’t been a long time since our motorhome has been sitting on its pad waiting for our next outing. Even when the motorhome sits around for just a few short weeks things need looking at and tending to. I checked my supplies and found that […]
OLYMPIA, Wa., – Diked and dammed for more than 100 years, the tide is returning to the Nisqually estuary. Conservation partners gathered today at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) to celebrate the largest estuary restoration in the Pacific Northwest. After spending 12 years and almost $10 million, experts have reconnected some 762 acres of estuary with the tides of Puget Sound.
Madera, CA. – While the typical mental images evoked by Christmas generally involve snow covered homes, horse drawn sleighs and other Rockwellian icons, the agrarian culture of Madera County has created its own Christmas vision that works quite well for this community.
Phoenix, AZ – RV sales have increased from 2008. Trade shows are reporting higher than expected attendance and sales reservations. Consumers are opening their wallets and starting to buy big ticket items again. RV shipments are projected to total 185,800 units in 2010, a 26.5% increase from the projected 2009 total, according to RV industry analyst and director of consumer surveys at the University of Michigan Dr. Richard Curtin.
We are proud to announce that TengoInternet has won the 2009/2010 ARVC Supplier of the Year Award. The award was presented at the ARVC InSites 2009 closing gala which was attended by hundreds of outdoor hospitality industry veterans. Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, David L. Berg, CPO commended TengoInternet for going the extra mile for its customers and the outdoor hospitality industry.
Perhaps you’ll remember one of my favorite “almost” Lynchburg sons, Earl Hamner, Jr., the television writer and producer. Y’all won’t be amazed that my favorite TV program was “The Waltons.” I visited Hamner’s childhood home in Schuyler, 40 miles north of Lynchburg, where he grew up as the eldest of eight during the The Depression. […]
Halloween 2009 found my wife and I once again exploring the Mojave Desert in our travel trailer. I was all set to pass out some candy to those cute kids in their costumes shouting, “Trick or treat”. I even left the porch light on all night to let the kids know we were home. By […]