I wasn’t aware of this, but apparently Winnebago Man is something of a cultural phenom; there’s even a documentary about him. From the film’s website: Type “The Angriest Man in the World” […]
For all the years I've been a tent camper, I never really understood people who took to the outdoors in an RV or trailer of some sort. I even looked down on them to a certain extent as inauthentic campers: "hillbillies" seemed to capture it well. Yet here I am at age 51, the proud owner of a brand new fifth wheel trailer. My blog is the story of my adventures as a newly minted hillbilly -- a "newbilly" -- and everything related to that journey.
My son Aaron, brother Tom and I went down to Whitewater State Park on Saturday to do a bit of trout fishing. We had a really good time even though the fishing […]
I’ve now made several reservations on Minnesota’s new camping reservations website and I’ll have to admit that, overall, I’ve been very pleased with the experience. While I wouldn’t say that it’s a […]
We went to Whitewater State Park in southeastern Minnesota over the Easter weekend. Although the forecast called for more seasonal weather compared to what we’ve been having, with highs in the low […]
We’ve all been there before. A little too much indulging, or a combination of several beverages that just shouldn’t be combined, and suddenly: OOOOOOH BOY. THIS IS A HELLUVA WAY TO FINISH […]
On Saturday we retrieved the trailer from the facility where we stored it for the winter. As I mentioned in a previous post, I was a bit nervous about what we might […]