Outdoor enthusiasts who love playing in the woods care that 15 billion of Earth's trees are lost annually
Ask any RVer who is looking for a camp site at a state park if they want a shady spot or one without shade--the vast majority will always opt for a shady camp site. We all love trees and on Earth Day, April 22, let's remember that this precious planet of ours "is cur
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Woman solo truck-camps 5 weeks West, South
One windy afternoon in Balmorhea State Park in west Texas, I spotted a solo woman camping in a 2004 4X4 Ford Ranger extended cab pickup with an A.R.E. canopy. Dawn was on the backside of a five-week circle trip from Pennsylvania to the West Coast. Truck "camping i
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May's RV Rally schedule ... fun, friendship, family
If you have not yet made your plans for any of May's RV Rallies, don't put it off too much longer because camping spaces are filling up fast.  Here are a few of the dozens of May's RV Rallies and music festivals. May 4 - 10 HRRVC Ramblin' Pushers Chapter 419 Rally
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2017 Women Build Week -- 5/6-14, Mother’s Day
Many RVing women have volunteered for Habitat for Humanity Women Build houses over the years, myself included. One great project, and lots of fun, is the annual National Women Build Week the week before Mother’s Day, this year May 6-14, 2017. In 2016, an esti
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Earth Day 2017 - Saturday, April 22
As a person who loves nature and the outdoors, I want to help ensure that this one precious earth of ours is available to all the generations that follow. Earth Day Network has launched a campaign for global environmental and climate literacy by Earth Day 2020. T
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Solo fulltime RVer Jacque Green explores USA with a sense of joy, paint brushes, lively puppy dog
A little more than a year ago, Jacque Green, an accountant in Tulsa, Okla., didn't know if she would make it through an unexpected medical crisis. While in the hospital, she realized life is too short and unpredictable.  She figured she should not postpone her dream
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 3: Retirees Linda and John Keltgen downsize for ease of towing, set up
Other A-frame owners are longtime RVers Linda and John Keltgen of Mariposa, Texas, who began camping in the 1980s with a tent trailer. Over the years they went through a number of different rigs until 2007 when they retired and set out to RV full-time in a 31-foot Cross
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Folding A-frame trailers, part 2: Popular with active outdoors enthusiasts Kurt & Shelley Egli of Austin
A-frame pop-up trailers are great alternatives for outdoors lovers. Tent campers are the new breed of RVers who are taking to these small collapsible solid-walled rigs, which set up much faster than a tent with no more sleeping on the ground. "We had been tent campin
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Solo retiree takes off for the open road
“My plan is to be on vacation until I go to Heaven,” said Pricetown, Ohio, native Joe Gossett in an article by Angela Shepherd in the Hillsboro, Ohio, Times Gazette. The full-time RVer travels just about wherever (and whenever) he wants in his 2015 class B Winneb
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'Six Safety Tips for (RV) Parking at Casinos' by popular RV author Jane Kenny
With snowbirds returning home and the camping season just around the corner, more and more RVers will be on the road, many looking to travel long distances in a short amount of time ... these folks often look for a place to 'blacktop boondock' for a few hours or overnig
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