Solo full-time RVer Kate Bright travels back roads in her own van conversion
One of our longtime full-time RV friends, Kate Bright, pulled into the Escapees' Timber Valley RV Park in southern Oregon to catch up with Jimmy and I -- not just once during this summer's traveling season, but twice. The first time was in June when she was heading n
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Food Network's 'Halloween Wars' features:  one-time RVer 'Elvira, Mistress of the Dark'
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark--that Halloween icon and quirky symbol of all things spooky--guest stars on this month's Food Network's 'Halloween Wars.' Season 5 of Halloween Wars is set to begin Sunday, Oct. 4 (premiering at 9 p.m. ET). This fright-night celebration f
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Still two Carlsbad Caverns free 2015 Night Sky Parties
The popular Free Night Sky events continue this summer at the Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. The remaining 2015 Star Party dates are:  Sept. 12  and Oct. 10. “The park is a perfect spot for viewing the wonders of the night sky due to its loca
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Roadtrek's CS Adventurous gets thumbs up for innovation from MotorHome Magazine
"It doesn’t matter if you’re staying at an RV park or heading off the beaten path into the boondocks, the (Roadtrek) CS Adventurous offers the ability to do both in a high-end economical motorhome that’s highly maneuverable and easy to handle," writes Donya Carlso
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RVers almost 1/3 of all campers
About 1 in 5 Americans regularly go camping and of those about 30-percent do so in a recreation vehicle according to "Camping and Camper" a survey conducted by Responsive Management, a resource firm specializing in natural resource and outdoor recreation issues. And
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Professional photographer Fran Reisner pulls back from fulltime RVing
Fran Reisner started RVing fulltime in September 2011 after she sold her house, her photography studio, and most of her possessions in Texas to travel the country in a 2010 35.5 foot Winnebago Adventurer, she affectionately referred to as "The Beast." Fran recently r
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Tribute - Mary Frances East Grandin: mother, writer, would-be actor, role model
Woke up thinking of my mother this morning. This Tribute was originally posted in 2013. Still miss you Mom. Today is the birth date of Mary Frances East Grandin. Born on March 19, 1921, to Pearl Sayre and Clyde East, both journalists with the Charleston (W.Va.) Gazet
RVing widow Judy Howard becomes author after traveling 'Coast to Coast with a Cat and a Ghost'
Judy Howard has traveled solo with her pet companion, Sportster, for 11 years in her 1997 24-foot Class C Winnebago Itasca. She wrote her first book about her 3,000-mile trip in 2004, shortly after her husband passed. Coast to Coast with a Cat and a Ghost (2011) is
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Update: Vivian Grybko, a solo RV WINer
Two years ago, about this time, Vivian Grybko, a shy but independent woman, crossed my path at the Escapees' RoVer's Roost SKP Co-Op RV Retreat in Casa Grande, Arizona. We became fast friends over a brilliant sunset and a cup of coffee the next morning in her 1999 24
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Solo RV snowbird Catherine Woods roams southwest
"I got into RVing because I thought winter camping would be more comfy in a Scamp than in a tent," said longtime tent camper Catherine Woods of Asheville, NC. This winter has been her maiden voyage in her 2014 13-foot fiberglass Scamp travel trailer. She has spent
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