Boondocking RVers gather at Quartzsite over winter
The RV boondocking capital of the world, Quartzsite, is a longtime mecca for snowbirding RVers. They gather for the inexpensive camping, friendship of other RVers, and all the stuff to do during the town’s famous RV show, gem shows and swap meets. It is estimated th
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Happy Thanksgiving 2013 from the Texas Hill Country
Thanksgiving is right up there as my favorite holiday. As a child I had always loved the Macy's Thankgiving Day Parade and as an adult the family gatherings with turkey and trimmings were never stressful for me because I was never responsible for the success of the din
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Passel of Texas history and convenient camping
Within a mile of historic downtown Goliad, Texas, along a protected bicycle-walking path,  there is enough to do for a chock-full family camping weekend or an extended stopover for Snowbirds traveling through the South Texas Plains region. Just south of this 18t
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Molded Fiberglass Trailers, Part 4 -- 'Manufacturers, online resources'
Most of molded fiberglass travel trailers manufactures sell factory direct to the public and many allow buyers to customize orders by picking fabrics, flooring and laminates. Manufactures currently producing trailers: -- Bigfoot RVs: For more than 30 years Bigfoot
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Molded Fiberglass Trailers, Part 3 -- 'Lightweight enough to tow with a minivan'
Tom and Martha Jo Trostel of Arlington, Texas, are active members of the Molded Fiberglass RV Gatherings group in Texas where they host morning coffees at the fall Pineknot Gathering, and Tom  leads Dutch Over cooking workshops. A few years ago, the Trostels, pu
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Molded Fiberglass Trailers, Part 2 -- 'Casita is a tight little pod'
In addition to being lightweight and easy on fuel, molded fiberglass rigs are designed to be durable, sturdy and simple to maintain. After 28 years as a tent camper, Judy Holmes of Tyler, Texas, purchased her first recreation vehicle in 2011. “I bought a used 3
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Molded Fiberglass Trailers, Part 1 -- 'The Glass Egg'
The 1960s were witness to America’s invasion by the Beatles, Nehru jackets and rounded fiberglass campers. Today a new generation of recreation vehicle users are flocking to the small, lightweight “glass eggs” because they are easy on gas, a breeze to tow with a
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 50th Anniversary of Pres. John F. Kennedy's death
 "Ask not what your country can do for you ... but what you can do for your country" For all of you who have been moved by Pres. John F. Kennedy's words and have helped your neighbor, your community or our country ... thank you for your service.
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Second book featuring fun-loving 'Sisters on the Fly'
RVer and author Irene Rawlings has written two books featuring Sisters on the Fly, that fun-loving group of vintage trailer owners. For those of you who are unfamiliar with "The Sisters" ... "Our activities run the gamut from fly fishing, kayaking, cowgirl college, w
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Goliad State Park in South Texas Plains
Goliad State Park on the banks of the San Antonio River in south Texas offers a variety of family-friendly opportunities to explore nature, birds, butterflies, native vegetation. There are four live-oak forested campgrounds from full-hookup RV sites to more primit
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