Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Author Archives: Jim Phipps

Score One for Old Florida

The Lore of Old Florida, the stories about Ponce DeLeon and the Fountain of Youth, and pirates’ treasure, and giant alligators captured my imagination in grade school. It was the stuff…

Tobermory Adventure Bucketlist … Check!

Tobermory, Ontario was completely unknown to us before this trip. Thanks to organizers Mike Wendland and Yan Seiner and the support of Roadtrek Motorhomes, we were going to spend five days and…

What it’s like to be a Campground Host

“You want to what?” My reaction to Rhonda’s suggestion that we try Campground Hosting last January just slipped out. My solitary, nature loving self cringed while visions of some smoke…

Replacing An Older RV’s Enchanted Carpet

So 10-year-old carpet doesn’t have to be a bad thing, but somehow it was. The area where we place our feet at dinner and where Cricket the RT (Roaming Terrier)…