Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: February 2017

Vegan French Toast

This breakfast idea can be prepared easily on your stove top or in a skillet on the grill. Top the French toast with some fresh berries for a camp friendly…

How to start a fire without matches

We RVers spend a lot of time outdoors. And one skill we all should have is the ability to start a fire without machos. Recently, at a winter campout we did…

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…

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…

Episode 128: Tiny Tick – Major Menace

With warmer weather, we are spending more and more time outdoors again and that means more exposure to a tiny creature that poses big problems. I’m talking about ticks, a…

Vegetarian Meatloaf

  A meatless meatloaf that can be put together quickly and in the same loaf pan you bake it in. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure…

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….

Search for Spring VLOG, Day 2

We found spring. Sorry friends up in Michigan and points north: Spring is still a long way off. Pretty much 700 miles to be exact. That’s how far we had to…

VLOG Day One – The Search for Spring

We’re on the road heading south in search of spring. And as folks have asked, we’re virtually bringing you along, doing little video snippets from the route and stringing them…

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…

Chipolte Chicken

Easy grill recipe for spicy chicken. This tastes great with the watermelon feta salad. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/   Serves 3-4  …