The first battle of the American Revolution began at dawn on April 19, 1775, with a one-sided British victory in Lexington, Massachusetts. Eight militiamen were killed and 10 wounded. It ended that evening with the British Regulars fighting for their lives on the road to Boston against nearly 4,000 Colonial militiamen. Minute Man National Historical […]
Archives for March 2014
In the last seven years, Jim and I have seen several couples break up after embarking on the full-timing lifestyle. Some decided to quit RVing altogether but others opted to continue traveling along separate paths. Although breaking up is hard no matter what kind of lifestyle you lead, full-time RVers have an extra challenge when […]
Idaho Wrecker Sales, which creates custom-built tow trucks, has established IWS Motor Coaches to sell luxury motorhomes built by Renegade RV. The new dealership in Mountain Home, Idaho, offers Renegade’s standard coaches and also will carry an exclusive new model, the IWS Sportsman. The Sportsman was custom designed by IWS and Renegade to serve outdoorsmen […]
Winnebago Industries has created a new website, winnebagogolife.com, that includes stories about RV owners, travel destinations and trends in the industry, as well as features on the company and its products. Winnebago has appointed Don Cohen, who with his wife, Terry, traveled 25,000 miles last year in their Itasca Navion, to be editor/blogger-in-chief. Cohen said, […]
I’ve worn FootJoy golf shoes for several years, which is why I do not mind walking golf courses, no matter the length. Wearing a pair of FootJoy’s is like walking on marshmallows; your feet will rarely feel achy or tired. Needless to say, I was pleased when I saw that FootJoy would soon unveil a […]
In mid-February, 2014, the Haygoods, a high energy entertainment family, kicked off their 21st season in Branson, Missouri, at The Clay Cooper Theatre. Starting their musical careers at the 1890’s themed Silver Dollar City back in 1993, the seven brothers and one sister performed five shows a day, five days a week while squeezing in […]
Walkers, joggers and runners who want to increase the intensity of their workouts often turn to ankle weights to add that little something extra to their exercise routine. These strap-on weights add light resistance, which can increase endurance, help build muscle and improve bone density. However, not every exercise expert is a fan of this […]
Thor Industries is expanding its production capacity for motorhomes by agreeing to purchase the 220,000-square-foot facility in Elkhart, Indiana, that was formerly used by Monaco to build travel trailers. Thor said it needs added capacity for its Thor Motor Coach subsidiary. Thor reported a 43 percent increase in motorhome sales in the first six months […]
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has issued a new parks guide with detailed information on 200 of Oregon’s most popular state campgrounds, day-use areas, trails, bikeways and heritage sites. The new edition includes an enlarged state map and a number of articles, including recommendations for tide pooling and wildlife viewing. The guide is available […]
One morning last September when daughter, Janet, and I took a few days to explore the Northwest, we started down Foster Creek Avenue in Bridgeport, WA, and as we continued along, we realized it was lined with intriguing wooden carvings. Bears, bobcats, salmon, owls, herons, eagles, wolves, and rabbits lined the streets. We had to […]
The blogs at rvlife.com are filled with interesting information on places that you might like to visit. Arline Chandler, who writes the “RV Travel Tales” blog, tours the country several months each year with her husband, Lee Smith, a photographer, and posts a new article each week. Recent topics range from cave tours in Missouri and Kentucky to a jet boat ride in Arizona.
She is just one of several bloggers who share their travel experiences at rvlife.com. Here is one of Arline’s recent posts, which explains why the old London Bridge is now standing in Arizona.