Jimmy goes to town and brings home our mail, a dozen eggs, and a bicycle tourist from New Zealand
(Editor's note:  ALL CAPS hot links are NOT the actions of RVWheelLife. Do NOT click on them and disregard.)   Towards the end of August, Jimmy  bicycled into the small community of Sutherlin, Ore., about a mile from the Timber Valley SKP Park, to our p
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Our old truck camping buddy, Butch Michaelsen visits from eastern Oregon with new sidekick Oakley
RVer Butch Michaelsen made the 600-plus mile journey from Halfway, in eastern Oregon, taking mostly back roads. Given a choice, Butch will always choose the meandering, scenic way. After years as a longhaul trucker, these days his philosophy is: "Why get some place f
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COE Potter's Creek Campground at Canyon Lake, Texas: great RV, year-round family destination
First, a disclaimer -- we love Corps of Engineers campgrounds, they are by far some of the best places we've camped in the USA. Potter’s Creek Campground on Canyon Lake is no exception. We stayed a week in this conveniently located destination campground in the Hil
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RV Short Stop: Tasty pastries and outdoor public art in historic New Braunfels, Texas
Give me a great cream puff and some public art to appreciate and I'm happy. Now that it's RV Snowbird time, more and more RVers will be traveling south along I-35 in Texas.  After getting through Austin, and you're considering a snack and stretching your legs--head
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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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RV Daily Tips - bad smells after storage? mice in rig?
RVTravel.com publishes RV Daily Tips, (Monday-Friday) featuring a handful of lifestyle and technical hints geared to making life on the road more enjoyable. One item was about how to rid your RV of musty or bad smells after storage. They suggested, among other thing
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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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