Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: March 2018

Meyer Lemon Macaroons

These coconut cookie mounds are easy to make, bake and enjoy as a snack or dessert! Makes 14 cookies Bake 325 degrees convection oven for 12 – 14 minutes Ingredients…

Our Trip to the Alibates Flint Quarries

  The stars aligned this trip for an event I had been thinking about for at least twenty years, ever since I first started reading books and articles about the…

Apps to monitor emergency radio bands

If you’ve ever been on the road and watched a bunch of emergency vehicles go speeding by and wondered where they’re headed, it might be easier to find out than…

Save water when washing dishes

One of the things RVers need to conserve is the water they use. About the only time you don’t have to be concerned about water usage is when hooked up…

Off the Beaten Path: Oak Ridge, TN

Recently we saw a copy of a letter posted on the wall of a museum.  It was dated November third.  The letter said. “The federal government is taking your land…

Enchilada Sauce

This sauce takes a little time but rich is the depth of flavor… it will reward you with a tasty sauce that is perfect when making homemade enchiladas. Ingredients 7 …

Tips: Simple Shower

Jennifer’s Tips: Simple Shower

This tip comes by email from one of our listeners named Wendy… who came across an inexpensive little gadget that can help with staying clean and showering on camping trips…

The Fountain of Youth in the Southern California Desert

“Fountain of Youth”… that makes you think, doesn’t it? Imagine Ponce de Leon thrashing through the Florida Everglades in search of eternal life. Hucksters pushing gels, creams, minerals and botox…

The secret for getting your mail on the road

Do you worry about important mail piling up at the post office or your sticks and bricks home? Until recently – like many RVers – when we were away from…

Instant Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage

  Corned Beef and Cabbage comes together nicely in an Instant Pot.  This recipe is for a 6 quart version of the Instant Pot.   Serves 6 Ingredients 4 lb….

Ball Jar Salad

Here is an easy way to have salads ready in advance of a camping trip.  When you are ready to serve, just shake the jar and pour the contents into…