Internet 'connection' problems on the road
It appears that this small Website has been caught up in the recent global cyber attack. I have tried for several days to upload new images from my computer desktop to my Website. My computer keeps giving me an "http error" ... As soon as larger brains than mine f
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Up goes the new RV awning, with the help of seven great SKP neighbors
This past January, after a long night of rain and questionable judgement, we experience a catastrophic awning failure. (See left) For details click here       What followed were two months of talking with fellow RVers about their awning exper
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A shift in our RV life; Jimmy Smith's reflections on 'saying goodbye' to one phase of life and opening up to the unknown
For the past year we have been members of the SKP Park of the Sierras south of Yosemite National Park in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It has been a great year being part of this unique RV community of full-time RVers and we have made wonderful friend
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Spring in foothills of Sierra Nevada Mountains
After a cold and fairly damp winter at SKP Park of the Sierras, in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, there has been a splendid series of warmer spring-like days. During this time of the year, snow is beginning to melt at the higher levels of nearby Yose
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'Growing Young' RVing Women
Full-time RVer Malia Lane's posted an item on her Blog about a YouTube video featuring a group RVing Women as they caravanned along the Oregon Coast. This video was made in 2011 as a PBS pilot for a series called 'Growing Young'  about aging successfully. The fea
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Village of Tubac is a fun RV Short Stop when kicking around south central Arizona with friends
As part of our recent winter wander down to Rio Rico, Ariz., to visit with snowbird friends Kevin and Jane Justis, we were treated to a day of sightseeing (including the Tumacacori National Historical Park) and shopping in the historically interesting Village of Tubac.
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Organized RV tours, Part 6 -- A sampling of RV tour companies, prices
This is the final installment of a six part series on Organized RV Tours. Below is a handful of commercial RV tour operators and their contact information ... along with sample prices. Adventures Caravans (adventurecaravans.com), toll-free (800) 872-7897. Tours aroun
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Organized RV tours, Part 5 -- Potential pitfalls
The same items that might be seen as advantages for traveling on organized RV tours to some, may appear as negatives for other RVers. Potential pitfalls - It depends on your personality and traveling style. If you are an RVer who likes to travel at your own pa
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Organized RV tours, Part 4 -- Upsides of RV caravans
Full-time RVers David and Lynn Cross of Mesa, Az., have taken part in 15 caravans and rallies. These intrepid travelers put more than 95,000 miles on their 2007 41-foot Monaco Executive motor coach, visiting 49 states, 13 Canadian Provinces and Territories, and 32 Mexic
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Organized RV tours, Part 3 -- Mexico, Maritime Provinces, South Africa are 'hot' RV destinations
In addition to caravans and rallies in the United States, innovated RV tour companies have expanded to include excursions through Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and South Africa. Most overseas trips include the rental of a motor home in the package price, bu
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