RVer Jimmy Smith reflects on how little one really has control over changes in plans
Many times even the best made holiday itinerary will go sideways. We've experience a small glitch in our plans and are now watching in fascination at how we are having to re-evaluate almost everything from Tuesday on.RVer Jimmy Smith reflects on the changing of seasons,
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It's time for the latest RVTravel.com e-letter
One of the news bits in this week's RVTravel.com newsletter reports that US News and World Report says Yuma, Arizona, wins first place as the "sunniest place" for people to retire. "RVers are already flocking to the resort community near the Mexico border, which is trad
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Happy Thanksgiving 2011 from our home on the road
This time last year (2010) we were camped next to Lake Seminole on the border between Georgia and Florida camping in Corps of Engineers' Eastbank Campground where the designated cook, Jimmy Smith, spent most of the day roasting a hen in his treasured Dutch oven. In
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Temporary 'home' at SKP Park of the Sierras
We've spent most of November at a cozy site in the Escapees' (SKP) Park of the Sierras just outside Coarsegold in the Sierra Mountain foothills near Yosemite National Park.By the end of December, reluctantly we will be packing everything away, emptying our holding tank
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RVers help out on the road
A number of worthy charity groups  actively recruit the muscles and brains of RV volunteers. One such non-profit is Habitat for Humanity that seeks to "eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and acti
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RV Short Stop on edge of Mojave Desert
Back when I was a kid in sunny southern California one of the most popular 'Sunday afternoon drives' was to Hadley Fruit Orchards in Cabazon about 15 miles west of Palm Springs.We all jumped in the family station wagon because of Hadley's iconic 'Date Shakes.'  Today,
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Catch RV Travel live Web cast on 11/19/11
Mark your calendars for Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, at 9 a.m. (Pacific time) for the next free RVtravel.com live webcast. Gary Bunzer, the RV Doctor will join RVTravel editor Chuck Woodbury to answer RV questions and give away prizes.Information about where to watch can be fou
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Grab those clippers, Jimmy wants a change
Jimmy wanted a change--a 'close trim' hair cut--and he threatened to do it himself.It seems that wearing a baseball cap all day, being on the 'septic crew' at the SKP Park of the Sierras and 'long' hair, just wasn't working for him.And speaking of 'work,' Jimmy posted s
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Julianne and Jimmy mentioned in 'RV Lifestyles' Ezine
In the November 2011 'RV Lifestyles Ezine,' writer Jaimie Hall-Bruzenak mentions Julianne G Crane and Jimmy Smith in her item on  "RVing Nugget - Going full-time: take the plunge or ease into it?" She writes about the path to full-time RVing. "It’s much like goi
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RVer Jimmy Smith reflects on a 'nattering mind' in 'Another View'
"Like a beehive warming up in the morning light, there is a buzzing of life outside our door. Art, with his signature cigar clenched in his teeth, just cruised by on a backhoe. The occasional golf cart whisks by on some mission or another," writes RVer Jimmy Smith in h
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