Recently I read where researchers at Yale University looked at 34 published studies in 16 countries and found that the countries with the highest rate of osteoporosis in the world today – the United States, Sweden and Finland – are those in which their citizens consume the most meat, milk and other animal foods. We […]
Archives for March 2011
RVers need only the slightest excuse for a get-together. So when Workamper News® stages a springtime Rendezvous with entertainment, networking, and plenty of good food, what better reason could both experienced and “”wanna-be” Workampers have for signing up? The event wraps around seminars focused on a successful combination of RV travel and working or volunteering […]
I’m not exactly sure what the Rorschach Test was all about, testing on personality and emotional function I think. This campground photo that I took after a recent storm reminded me of it and I seem to be in that kind of inkblot mood today. Maybe it is because my “Astrobump” problem went from bad […]
HELENA – Start anticipating summer fun by reserving your campsite at one of twenty Montana State Parks. A new reservation system, intended to help families plan their vacations, will be available beginning at 8 a.m Wednesday, March 30. Visitors can phone a toll free number or use the internet to make reservations up to nine months in advance or as close as two days prior to their visit.
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is putting out a call to volunteers to hit the beaches for a huge beach cleanup effort on Saturday, April 23, the day Gov. Christine Gregoire has proclaimed “Washington Coast Cleanup Day.” In addition, state park rangers at more than a dozen parks need volunteers to help with Community Partnership Month cleanup events throughout April, to get ready for the spring and summer camping season.
Several weeks ago I shared a scenic boondocking location in central Oregon. This week I will share another place from my stash of secret locations. This location is just off Utah’s first All American Highway – Hwy 12. The highway traverses between Torrey, gateway to beautiful Capitol Reef National Park, and Red Rock Canyon passing […]
Individuals, organizations and projects that have made outstanding contributions to preserving Oregon heritage will receive 2011 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards next month in Astoria. The public invited to attend the awards presentation.
If Lake Havasu City’s London Bridge – the signature attraction relocated there stone by stone in 1971 – isn’t haunted, then nothing is. How do we know the bridge is haunted? Apparently, EVP’s (electronic voice phenomena) and abnormalities in photos and videos have been captured for years. EVPs are believed by paranormal researchers to be voice recordings of spirits. There is also evidence of so-called residual energy in slate and iron nails.
DURANGO, Colo., – The Colorado Campground and Lodging Owners Association will host its annual convention and tradeshow April 5th to 7th in Montrose, Colo.
EUGENE, Ore., – The Oregon RV Park & Campground Association will hold its annual meeting and convention April 18th to 20th at the Chinook Winds Casino, Lincoln City, Oregon.
Wallace, Idaho, known officially as the Silver Capital of the World, is just one of 14 historic towns tucked into Idaho’s Silver Valley. The area got its name from the rich silver deposits first found here in the early 1880s. The Valley’s Coeur d’Alene Mining District continues to be one of the largest silver mining […]