RVer Jimmy Smith dips toe into social media
"In a weak moment a couple days ago," writes RVer Jimmy Smith,  "--and with nothing but time on my hands and a decent internet connection–I did what I never thought imaginable.  Facebook, or as a friend called it Spacebook, entered my realm." Read more about Jimm
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Cycle built for two (RVers) - spotted at Balmorhea State Park in windy west Texas
Two winter snowbirds from Colorado pedaled around Texas' Balmorhea State Park on their home-crafted 'quadicycle' built for two. This human-powered, pedal-driven, 4-wheel cycle was built from a kit designed by American Speedster who currently offers four adult and two
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RVer Jimmy Smith's reflects, briefly, looks ahead
"On good days I live in marvel at my own existence and in some childlike way sense an invisible cloak of support and guidance over me," writes RVer Jimmy Smith. "Having escaped being crushed under my falling truck back along the highway, I was given moments of crisp
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Old Town Yuma's historic Lutes Casino popular with RV Snowbirds, locals
Lutes Casino Restaurant is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Yuma.  Jimmy and I were taken there by full-time RV friends Bob Parker and Donna Huffer. It was a warm afternoon and we were in need of a cold drink. This is a fun historic destination in Old To
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Day trip to Los Algodones, Mexico, near Yuma
One recent Saturday, we visited the Mexico boarder community of Los Algodones, near Yuma, Ariz. -- known for its scores of dentists and optical outlets, in additions to its pharmacies with modestly-priced medications. It was a day warm enough for Jimmy to wear shorts
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Sunshine, sunsets, good people, pool, hot tub, billiards draw us back to SKP Kofa RV Park in Yuma
Whenever we travel south through California, heading to (or from) Texas and further points east, we always stop at the Kofa Ko-op RV Retreat, in Yuma, Ariz. We've lost count of the number of times we've pulled into this Escapees RV Club Members Only RV park. The managem
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Desert Hot Springs Spa worth (very) brief stop for soak
Wait, wait, wait, before you say: "I can't afford that," let me tell you it is only $4 for day use on Tuesday. Admission to the Desert Hot Springs Spa the remainder of the week is $6 on Monday-Wednesday-Thursday; and $8 Friday-Saturday-Sunday. This is a perfect sto
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Scenic two-lane byways can lead to white knuckles; reflections of California by RVer Jimmy Smith
We've traveled on 820 'scenic byway' miles the past few days ...  in Jimmy's words, we have "trundled through ancient Redwoods ...  pastoral wine-producing country ... and climbed Hwy. 49 through the California Sierra Nevada foothills that sparked a rich history based
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Meandered the Napa Valley skirting Bay Area traffic
After a long, long 8-hour drive yesterday down a wet, slow and winding Hwy 101 through Redwood Country, this day we decided to meander through Napa Valley along CA 128/29 in iconic Wine Country. And, as a bonus, we completely avoided any Bay Area traffic. An ease
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RVer Jimmy Smith writes -- 'Finally. We're on the road again ... Let the wild rumpus start'
"We slipped out of our little creek bottom at first light Sunday morning and are on our way. Let the wild rumpus start," writes full-time RVer Jimmy Smith. "We’re trundling along with enough frozen elk and fresh canned tuna to sustain us through many a trial and tr
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