Mike Wendland: A journalist travels North America in an RV

Monthly Archives: July 2018

RV Quick Tip: Carry Extra DEF

RVers with diesel powered motorhomes know all too well that the unwritten rule that says whenever you are far from anywhere, in the middle of nowhere, that is when your…

Exploring New York’s Finger Lakes

The Finger Lakes region of New York is now one of my favorite regions of the country second only to the Black Hills area of South Dakota. With its variety…

How to use the convection oven in your RV

For some reason, many are reluctant to use the convection ovens in their RV. They’re fine with the microwave functions but aren’t sure how the convection part works. Actually as…

RVing with Your Dog

Hey it’s Mike and Jennifer here! We’ve hinted at a project that we’ve been working on the last few weeks and it’s finally done! We created an ebook to bring…

RV Quick Tips: Easy way to level an RV

It can be a pain finding a level spot when parking your Class B RV for the night. You stop, look at the angle front to back, side to side….

Using our RV for Tailgating

We’re down in Southaven, TN, just outside of Memphis, TN this week, watching our grandson, Jacob, 12, play in the Dizzy Dean League Word Series on a team coached by…

Off the Beaten Path: Mermaids in Great Falls

September was cold in the Montana mountains, and we’d just enjoyed an afternoon soak in the hot springs at White Sulphur Springs.  We debated spending the night.  After all, it…

Cherry Cobbler Microwave and Oven versions

Cherry season has arrived.  Here is a simple cobbler perfect for summer. Want more recipes like this?  Check out my Leisure Adventure cookbook at: https://smallkitchenbigflavors.blog/ Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Serves: …

Change of Plans: Convalescing in Vermont

Traveling serendipity took a turn in ways not imagined recently. We had just finished our visit to Acadia National Park and started looking for the next place to explore. Maybe…

RV Quick Tip: Bring your garden with you

We start a new series today that will appear every Tuesday called RV Quick Tips. These will be very sort, practical little tips we pick up as we travel, perhaps…