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Be prepared – and observant – when winter camping

A lot of you are winter campers, either as fulltimers or fair weather weekenders. But as you also know, there can be hidden or unknown dangers lurking in campgrounds that have been battered by not only the current season’s weather but also by the drought that has hit much of the country, damaging trees’ root…

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Working On The Road

  Note: I wrote a version of the following article several years ago when still fulltiming. It is still pertinent today. I awoke automatically, determined by my unique circadian rhythms, at a few minutes before 5 AM, give or take a few minutes. I stumbled into the galley to light the stove and start the…

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Art car? A(rt)Ver? Mad Max?

An unusual RV turned up in my neighborhood a few days ago. I don’t mean unusual in terms of the newest creature-comfort idea, or one with the most slideouts. This one was the manifestation of an artistic design idea by someone named Quillan. At first sight, it looked like something Mel Gibson would drive in…

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Southeast Georgia: A Superb Snowbird Destination

Eleven months ago I posted the following article to the Good Sam Blog on RVing in Southern coastal Georgia. As I write this Hurricane Matthew is about to slam into Florida and work its way up coastal Georgia. Predictions of heavy rain (10 to 15 inches I heard predicted in some areas and a storm…