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Author Archives: Janet Arnold

Choosing a bike cover

I recently took a photo of my trip across the Chesapeake Bay on the Cape May-Lewis Ferry on our Roadtreking Group on Facebook. The photo as you can see is…

Where I Wander-Among the Whirligigs

I am not good at planning trips. I am not good at looking at a map and saying “this day I am going to be here.”Sometimes I get a little…

Getting Ready to Roll

I have spent a good winter in San Diego. After living full time in my rig for over a year I, rented a studio and moved in, late in November….

Food & Community On-the-Road

I have been considering the importance of food in life. Why is it that we all want to cook our own mostly healthy meals when traveling in our RV’s? The…

Is this something I can fix?

I have been back in a sticks and bricks rental for a month. I am in San Diego getting all the “stuff” done that I need to get done. I…

Give a Welcome Center a Chance

I love to travel. Sometimes I do a lot of research and sometimes I wander until I have found what I am looking for, whatever that is. I have been…

Making Friendships On-the-Road

As I was sitting quietly in my Roadtrek the other afternoon, I heard “Helloooo, Helloooo”. I looked outside and here was this woman. She wanted to say hello and let…

Decisions Sometimes Have to be Made

I have been traveling in the southwest since early September. It has been a grand adventure thanks to all the planning by Mary Zuschlag. Mary, Linda and I met in…

RV cleaning and primping

I have spent the last two months in northern Idaho. A good friend and fellow Roadtreker, offered me her “cabin” to stay in. I moved in, early in June and…

Bonding Over Our RVs

Friendships are unique. I value the many friendships I have developed over the years. It is not unusual when I travel in my rig, to stop and visit friends almost…

Janet’s First Roadtrek Rally

I arrived in Monterey, CA on Tuesday, May 2, to attend my first ever, RV rally. What makes this one sweet is that it is all Roadtreks. This rally is…

Feeling a Sense of Accomplishment

I am not a mechanically inclined. I am not a handy-person. When things break I take them somewhere and someone fixes them. I can recognize my limitations and honor them….

Loving My Desert Season

Until this weekend, I have been in or on the edges of the desert for close to two months. Winter in this country can be a surprise. It may dip…