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The Destination IS the journey

When we take off in our RV, taking our time is as important as getting there. That’s why we prefer traveling two lane roads versus the Interstate. That’s also why…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Replacing the Headbanger Light

Eight years ago we began changing out the old light bulbs in our Roadtrek for LED bulbs.  In an older RV with a single battery, the change to LEDs is…

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…

Maximizing Storage: Above the Door Shelf Ideas

We always admired Roadtrek’s above-the-door pocket shelves (or rail pockets or whatever they’re called) used on any of the Chevy or older Dodge models. They are so handy for so…

Tough Choices in the Life of an old RV

Our Roadtrek had been running great. We had passed our 200,000 mile service with no issues. Our transmission had been rebuilt at 172,000 miles (a bit short of the expected…