Longtime RVer and storyteller Jeff Daniels sings 'Recreational Vehicle'
It was a delight to stumble onto an interview of  longtime RVer, actor and musician Jeff Daniels recently posted on 'All about Ann Arbor' / WDIV ClickOnDetroit because of the posted YouTube video of the storyteller singing "Recreational Vehicle." Associate producerÂ
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RV film quiz
Test your knowledge of RV film lore .... try your memory on this quiz based on one originally created by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. When it came time for the recently widowed Jack Nicholson to hit the road in “About Schmidt” (2002), he does it i
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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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Author, blogger Brad Herzog and wife, Amy, heading out for 17th summer RVing
The RVing Herzogs and I first crossed paths a dozen years ago when Brag, Amy and their two sons, Luke and Jesse (pictured in 2003), were traveling through Spokane, Wash., where I was writing about the RV lifestyle for the Spokesman Review newspaper. “I can’t imag
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'Rock My RV with Bret Michaels' begins another season on GAC
The hit television series “Rock My RV with Bret Michaels” returns Friday on GAC (Great American Country) television with an extended marathon starting at 7 p.m.CST/8 p.m. EST. Check local listings for time and channel. Michaels and his team get "down and d
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 3 -- The Four Steps
The four steps of restoring a vintage RV are: "Choosing, Inspecting, Recovering, Restoring," according to Tim Shephard, author of the how-to/memoir "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream"  and creator of the highly-rated The Vintage Airstream
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 2 -- Deciding to buy a vintage Airstream
In 2001 Tim Shephard, author of "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream" and his wife, Debra, decided to purchase and restore a 23-foot 1971 Safari Airstream. They did not want to spend a lot of money buying a new trailer because they were not s
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Tim Shephard's 'Restoring a Dream' Part 1 -- Owing an Airstream can change your life
"Owning an Airstream can change your life," according to Tim Shephard, creator and host of the highly-rated The Vintage Airstream Podcast and author of the how-to/memoir "Restoring a Dream: My Journey Restoring a Vintage Airstream" "It adopts you into a family of f
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HGTV kicks off 'RV 2014' special on New Year's Day
In addition to the Rose Parade and lots of great football, New Year’s Day brings HGTV's  popular special featuring the latest in recreation vehicles. This year's 'RV 2014' is hosted by Chris Lambton. The yearly special showcases some of the latest bells and whi
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Kathy Bates loves her RV, hitting the open road
Academy award winning actress Kathy Bates loves cruising around the country incognito in her motor home. She said in the October/November 2014 AARP Magazine: "I've always loved driving. I own an RV and drove it to Memphis a couple of years ago. I stayed in an RV park
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