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Mark Twain Cave & Lover’s Leap

The Mississippi was in flood the day we arrived in Hannibal, Missouri. The “Big Muddy” was definitely swollen, fast, and muddy. Hannibal is famous as the hometown of Samuel Clemens…

Off the Beaten Path: Knob Creek, KY

It was a holiday weekend and traffic was heavy. We had no desire to join the rush up I-65 toward Louisville. Plus we didn’t need to be home until noon…

Is My Battery Charged?

“What is wrong? My battery was low, so I turned on my generator, and 20 minutes later the battery was full, so I turned off the generator. But 20 minutes…

RV Closet Contents Revealed

RV closets are dimly-lit spaces jam-packed with clothes. And the smaller the RV, the more packed the closet.  The wardrobe closet in our 19.5 foot Roadtrek 190 Popular is 16-inches…

On the Road: Microwave Replacement

Why don’t things quit working before we hit the road? We had just headed out in our winterized Roadtrek for a 10 day trip when we found the microwave oven…

Finally, Full Timing

Since the end of January I have been “on the road.” I have been on the run from my dentist. I remained in San Diego much longer than I expected….

Gadgets: Your RV’s Own Aurora Borealis

Your RV exterior at night can be the Black Hole of Calcutta or Times Square on New Years Eve. There are two reasons to think about night lighting: decorative entertainment…

Friends and Fellow Travelers

Since my husband, Jim, died from metastatic cancer four years ago, I have found myself being shy of people and groups of people. I bought my SS Agile 8 months after he…

Meals & Cleanup in a Winterized RV

Many people park their motorhomes in the winter. And of those that still use them, many do not cook in them except for perhaps using the microwave.  This is understandable…

California Here We Come

On the last Monday of September, I said a fond farewell to my friends in Corvallis,  and once again drove west towards Route 101. About an hour later, I arrived…

Beginning the Nomadic Lifestyle

Last Tuesday, July 19, I left San Diego to begin my nomadic life as a full tim RVer, in my sweet little Roadtrek. I broke myself in easy. My first…

Jim Hammill: Roadtreking and Me

A Commentary on the Sate of Things… I have been asked many many times to explain how I am involved with Roadtreking. And so, it would be a good idea…

Getting Ready to Roll

My sticks and bricks home sold a week ago. After a very busy month, I needed time to relax and settle in to my new home on wheels. On closing…