'Extreme RVs' is casting for its 4th season

‘Extreme RVs’ is casting for its 4th season

"The hit (television) series “Extreme RVs” is casting for its 4th season of jaw-dropping recreational vehicles," states BCII (Brentwood Communications International Inc.) an international entertainment company located in southern California. "We are seeking owners and builders of the coolest, most unique motorhomes, trailers and campers on the planet to be featured on the show." BCII has produced more than 1,250 hours of programming during its 20-year histor
Popular summer RV Short Stop: LeMay America's Car Museum near the Puget Sound

Popular summer RV Short Stop: LeMay America’s Car Museum near the Puget Sound

LeMay America’s Car Museum, is a sprawling four-story, 165,000-square-foot facility near the Tacoma Dome south of Seattle. It is a perfect family outing if you are traveling through the Puget Sound area of the Pacific Northwest. Since 2012, it’s housed 815 vehicles including cars, motorcycles and boats (no RVs yet). The museum’s eclectic cars and rotating exhibits offer a glimpse into the histories of countless makes and vehicle types. A hugely popul
Happy July 4th from Timber Valley SKP RV Park

Happy July 4th from Timber Valley SKP RV Park

Happy Independence Day -- July 4th -- from the beautiful and balmy Pacific Northwest. The Timber Valley SKP RV Park in southern Oregon celebrated the 4th of July with a decorated golf cart parade (complete with bicycling clowns) and a tasty pot luck picnic. -- Julianne G. Crane Photo: (Top from Left) Parade clown Julianne, on her Blue Bike Friday; Mary Feiler on her silver three-wheeler; clown Jimmy Smith on his Red Bike Friday; and Bob Feiler, on his red
Catching up with longtime friends, RVers Diana and Jim Garot of southern California

Catching up with longtime friends, RVers Diana and Jim Garot of southern California

In the last dozen years, my/our paths have crossed 7, 8, or 9 times with longtime (50+ years) friends Diana and Jim Garot -- all made possible because of a recreation vehicle. Diana and I have been gal pals since the 8th grade. After high school, college, marriages, multiple moves around the country, and life in general, we were able to reconnect face-to-face because of Jim and Diana's 38-foot home on wheel. The Garots retired early and back in 2001 they purch
World's Largest Spinach Can, a day hike, ice cream = fun RV Short Stop near I-40 on a hot summer's day

World’s Largest Spinach Can, a day hike, ice cream = fun RV Short Stop near I-40 on a hot summer’s day

Years ago--back in the early '90s when I was living in Ft. Smith, Ark., helping organize a Women Build house for the local Habitat for Humanity--I went hiking many weekends with three wonderful women friends. One of our favorite northwest Arkansas day hike destinations was White Rock Mountain in the Ozark National Forest. (Read more about it below.) During the summer we would strike out early on a Saturday morning, driving the 50-mile trip before the heat and
'Extreme RVs' is casting for its 4th season
"The hit (television) series “Extreme RVs” is casting for its 4th season of jaw-dropping recreational vehicles," states BCII (Brentwood Communications International Inc.) an international entertainment company located in southern California. "We are seeking owner
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Popular summer RV Short Stop: LeMay America's Car Museum near the Puget Sound
LeMay America’s Car Museum, is a sprawling four-story, 165,000-square-foot facility near the Tacoma Dome south of Seattle. It is a perfect family outing if you are traveling through the Puget Sound area of the Pacific Northwest. Since 2012, it’s housed 815 ve
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Happy July 4th from Timber Valley SKP RV Park
Happy Independence Day -- July 4th -- from the beautiful and balmy Pacific Northwest. The Timber Valley SKP RV Park in southern Oregon celebrated the 4th of July with a decorated golf cart parade (complete with bicycling clowns) and a tasty pot luck picnic. -- J
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Catching up with longtime friends, RVers Diana and Jim Garot of southern California
In the last dozen years, my/our paths have crossed 7, 8, or 9 times with longtime (50+ years) friends Diana and Jim Garot -- all made possible because of a recreation vehicle. Diana and I have been gal pals since the 8th grade. After high school, college, marriages,
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World's Largest Spinach Can, a day hike, ice cream = fun RV Short Stop near I-40 on a hot summer's day
Years ago--back in the early '90s when I was living in Ft. Smith, Ark., helping organize a Women Build house for the local Habitat for Humanity--I went hiking many weekends with three wonderful women friends. One of our favorite northwest Arkansas day hike destinati
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Fuel prices cheapest since 2005 for most USA
This might be the best summer in more than a decade to take that long road trip in your RV (except if you're taking your 'bucket list' trip to Alaska). Although gasoline prices are more than $4 a gallon in Canada, the USA's "national average for a gallon of gasoline
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Catching up with solo RVer Jacque Green & dog pal
Earlier this year when Jimmy and I were spending part of our winter on the Gulf Coast of Texas, I met solo RVer Jacque Green from Tulsa, Okla. She was traveling with Johnson, an energetic two-year old Spaniel mix, in her 2013 Coachmen Prism 24G Class C motorhome. At
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RVing with Pets, part 4 -- 'Cats travel, too'
This is the fourth and final posting on 'RVing with Pets.' While dogs are the most common RVing animals, 92 percent according to a recent Recreation Vehicle Industry Association survey, cats travel too. About 14 percent of RVers say they won’t leave home without th
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RVing with Pets, part 3 -- 'Safety' is key, says animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero
This is the third of four postings on RVing with Pets. When animal behavior expert Diana L. Guerrero was on her first book tour, her parrot was secure beside her in a belted-down travel cage during the journey. “She would preen from praise as people made a fuss ov
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RVing with Pets, part 2 -- 'Before hitting the road'
This is the second of four postings on RVing with Pets. If you are one of the millions who have a traveling menagerie, here are a few reminders before heading out on your next summer RV trip. Before hitting the road 1. Gather your pet’s medical records. Be sure
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