Seasons Greetings from our rig to yours
Happy Holidays from our Woodland Park destination trailer parked in our homebase at Timber Valley SKP RV Park in southern Oregon. We are celebrating a wet, chilly and breezy Christmas.  After Jimmy's shoulder surgery and initial recovery, we are hoping we can head s
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Jimmy Smith reflects on 'a tangle of thoughts'
Jimmy Smith, RVer, elk hunter, and introspective thinker shares snippets of his thoughts at this point in the arc of his life. One post begins: "The clouds are caught on all the trees here in our little southern Oregon valley this late November morning." .... An
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Happy Thanksgiving from our tiny home on wheels
We are grateful once again to be celebrating Thanksgiving Day with our fellow Escapee RVers at SKP Timber Valley RV Park in southern Oregon. We will be watching the Macy's Parade and football games on the big screen TV in the Clubhouse and then joining with our neigh
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RVers on the move this Thanksgiving holiday
Drivers will be paying the highest Thanksgiving gas prices since 2014 with pump prices about 40-cents a gallon more expensive than last year, according to AAA. The average retail price for regular unleaded gasoline is around $2.54 a gallon. That said, AAA estimates this
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Thank you Veterans ... Enjoy your weekend, you deserve it ... and much, much more
One day isn't enough to thank all our veterans, (including James "Jimmy" Wesley Smith, U.S. Coast Guard and Army), for serving our country and us. And, of course, we extend a huge appreciation to all the loved ones who support our veterans and active-duty military wo
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RV snowbird heaven - Catalina State Park, Tucson
RV Snowbirds from North America flock to Arizona each winter. One place many RVers check out is Catalina State Park. Just about everyone who goes there, raves about the park's unique location--just a few miles north of Tucson, yet with easy access to wilderness.
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Kitchikan - history, shopping, salmon within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock
Ketchikan, the southeastern most city in Alaska, offers history, shopping, kayaking all within easy reach of Alaska Ferry dock. This historic city sits at the entrance to the famed Alaska Inside Passage and has long been a popular destination with RVers because i
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Stroll Sitka, Alaska, 'Paris of the Pacific'
Sitka, like most southeast Alaska communities, is only reachable by sea or by air.  "Nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, midway between Ketchikan and Skagway, it’s flanked on the east by majestic snow-capped mountains and on the west by the Pacific Ocean on t
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An afternoon in historic downtown Juneau
While most RVers visiting the Last Frontier have returned south, many visitors still crowd the streets of Juneau's historic district because of the year-round port-of-call for the Alaska Marine Highway System (1-800-642-0066, ). Others like us, opt out to take a crui
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RVers gather in Corvallis, Oregon for Solar Eclipse
Nine of us gathered in Corvallis, Ore., to experience the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. Our friends Tom Bombadil and Kathy Clunes invited us to dry camp at their place to witnessed this once-in-a-lifetime event when the Moon passed be
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