Jimmy Smith reflects on moments, memories
It's been a couple of weeks since Jimmy Smith has written his reflections from the road.Today he writes about how he is "in awe of this thing called the mind and the brain. How possibly can all these countless impressions be resting in their places ready to be strummed
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Oprah's big camping adventure in Yosemite National Park
Oprah Winfrey hit the road with best gal-pal, Gayle King, for another big adventure. This time they went camping in Yosemite National Park using a Coleman folding tent trailer. "Did they survive the great outdoors?" Check out the photos by clicking here. Photo: Op
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Yuengling Brewery ... cool, refreshing, free tour of 'America's Oldest Brewery'
Yuengling Brewery, America's Oldest Brewery, sits in the coal mining town of Pottsville, Pa. (We're in Pottsville visiting longtime friend Rachel Scott.)Located on the side of a hill, next door to St. Patrick's Catholic Church, this piece of history produces beer every
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There are good people everywhere ...
Within two days earlier this week I lost two cameras.First, on Sunday, it was my workhorse Canon G5. On Monday it was Jimmy's pocket-size Sony. To say it mildly, I was bummed.On Sunday I remembered taking pictures of our campsite at Kentuck Campground in Ohiopyle State
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RV - 'How It's Made' - 10/29
The fascinating television program "How It's Made" -- the show that breaks down the mystery of how just about everything is put together -- will be featuring how a motor home is made at Winnebago Industries, on Friday, Oct. 29 at 9 p.m. ET (check local listing in your
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Jimmy writes about 'chance' meetings
Many of us have had the experience of running into someone in a faraway location, who knows someone we know ... there's been volumes of research and books written about the phenomenon, including the popular "Six Degrees of Separation."Jimmy writes about one such long ag
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Parker Dam State Park popular recreation campground in west-central Pennsylvania
We have a sliver of Internet connection, about 1/2 bar on our Verizon Wireless. No Internet connection for a couple of days as we've been knocking about the Allegheny National Forest.  Write about that more tomorrow if the connection holds.Camped at Pennsylvania Parker
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Camped on the edge of the Allegheny NF
We are camped tonight just south of the small, western Pennsylvania town of Tionesta on the edge of the Allegheny National Forest.We found a year-round US Army Corps of Engineers' Outflow Campground in the Tionesta Recreation Area, about 1/2 mile out of Tionesta.No o
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In Ohio, still balmy, state campgrounds busy
Yesterday, after 12 days of two-lane highways and endless farm roads, we gave in and jumped onto the interstate near Lansing.And, picturesque as the Midwest countryside is, America's numerous rutted backroads began to take their toll.This patch of the USA is having ext
Jimmy updates his RV trip observations ...
RV trip through changing colors of autumn stirs Jimmy Smith as he 'Listens to the leaves' ... click on Jimmy Smith's 'Another View.'
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