Three weeks after the death of my first husband, I packed my motorhome and fastened my seat belt in the driver’s chair. My family shook their heads in collective dismay, some muttering that I should downsize my 38-foot rig. Why? Due to illness, James Paul had never driven the motorhome. I had already crossed the […]
Archives for December 2010
Nevada Magazine, which is published by the Nevada Commission on Tourism, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a 192-page deluxe collector’s edition. The magazine was known as Nevada Highways and Parks when the first issue was published in January 1936. The special edition includes stories and photos published by the magazine over its long history. […]
The natural, cultural and historical diversity of Washington parks is reflected in the 2011 Washington State Parks Calendar, which is now on sale, with proceeds going toward the care and maintenance of the parks. The photos were taken by the parks staff and professional photographers. The calendar sells for $12.95, plus shipping, handling and tax. […]
The Family Motor Coach Association has announced that self-contained travel trailers and fifth wheels will be welcome for the first time at its Family Reunion and Motorhome Showcase at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, March 14-17.
Dr. Richard Curtin, the University of Michigan economist who provides economic forecasts for the RV industry, is projecting moderate growth for the industry this year.
Will there be a big market in China for RVs that are made in the U.S.? Time will tell, but the first sales are being made, trade delegations are making tours, and industry officials seem hopeful.
Lactose intolerance, also known as lactase deficiency, occurs when someone is unable to digest lactose, which is a sugar found in dairy products, such as milk, cheese, ice cream and yogurt. This is caused by the body not producing enough of the lactase enzyme needed to digest lactose and, while not life threatening or necessarily […]
In response to my cutting-into-packaging dilemma from a couple of weeks ago, Bill Boyce and John Christman both sent me information on a new tool to open these very packages. Imagine my surprise when I actually read the December RV Life magazine and found information on this very tool on page 15! John also told […]
While some state parks and all national parks in the United States prohibit the sport of geocaching within their boundaries, Utah State Parks not only allow it, they totally embrace it. They understand the importance of getting children and their parents out on public lands doing something enjoyable as a family. If you’ve never been […]
“Ocian in view! O! the joy!” Meriwether Lewis exclaimed in his journal on November 7, 1805 when he first sighted the Pacific Ocean near Astoria, Oregon. Within a month, he, William Clark, and the other 31 members of the Corps of Discovery began constructing Fort Clatsop (named in honor of the local Clatsop Indians) where […]
Some people own a cabin in the woods, a cottage on a lake, or a park model in a Sunbelt resort. Our Mountain Aire is our vacation home, our motel when we visit family and friends, and our housing when we Workamp.Lee and I started our married life in our motorhome, traveling up the East […]