Petaluma to browse and visit friends
On my way to Petaluma, Calif., for a short visit with high school friends and maybe browse a few shops in the historic part of town. Just a lazy day.RV parks near Petaluma.Tomorrow heading south to Sausalito and San Francisco area for a couple of days.Photo: Looking n
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Sacramento -- Marlene Lockwood, Crocker Art Museum
In Sacramento, Calif., area today catching up with longtime friend Marlene Lockwood, a certified life coach and facilitator specializing in transition coaching.Marlene and I met more than a dozen years ago when both of us were involved with the Habitat for Humanity Wome
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Redwood Highway Scenic Drive -- Crescent City to Eureka, Calif.
Traveling between the seaside towns of Crescent City and Eureka, Calif., along the Redwood Highway Scenic Drive, a "78-mile section of U.S. Highway 101, parallels the rugged Pacific coast, passing redwood groves and the wave-carved shoreline of beaches, cliffs and sea s
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Traveling day -- Central Oregon to coastal northern California
Traveling today between arid Bend, Ore., and coastal Crescent City, Calif., (about 80 miles north of Eureka) where there are such interesting local attractions as the Battery Point Lighthouse ... however my primary reason for this destination is to do day hikes into one
Spending a couple of days in Central Oregon
Traveling through Central Oregon is always a relaxing pleasure during the spring when the daytime temperatures fluctuate between the mid-60s and 70s. Perfect for hiking.On this trip I am visiting with friends just a few miles outside the town of Redmond, about 30-minute
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National Pet Week coming up
RVers love animals. A vast majority travel with their beloved pet companions.Each year National Pet Week (May 3-9, 2009) promotes responsible pet ownership and celebrates the human-animal bond.This year's theme is "Pets--The Spice of Life" and is organized by the Auxil
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GOOD PEOPLE: Laurie and Odel ... 'on the road since April Fool's Day 2003'
(Editor's note: From time to time I am going to do short profiles on "Good people having fun, doing what they love to do." This is the beginning of that series. If you have recommendations for future mini-profiles, please e-mail me at [email protected])It's alway
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36 popular Washington state parks 'in limbo'
Jeff Chew writes in the Peninsula Daily News that the future of 36 popular state parks "remains unknown" until lawmakers approve a state budget.The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission "intends to cut $23 million of the agency's $100 million budget to help t
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New Zealand Winnebago RV Club's second safari
Hamish McNeilly writes in the New Zealand Otago Daily Times about the growing New Zealand Winnebago RV Club and its "Untouched South Safari" taking place in Dunedin, the Catlins, Hauroko, Manapouri and Te Anau before finishing in Balfour (NZ) on April 27, 2009.Neil and
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Still room on the Alaska auto ferry
Another indicator that RVers are returning to Alaska this summer are the advanced bookings on the Alaska Marine Highway System.While "tourism officials expect a 25 percent decline in (total) bookings for the 2009 visitor season ... officials with the Alaska Marine Highw
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