Many condemn the dysfunction that characterizes our representative institutions today, with the U.S. Congress leading the list — so to speak — at 9 to 13 percent approval ratings, some of the […]
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.
I’m relatively new to the RV scene, but there are some things I will probably never understand. Over-the-top awning lights. Yard decorations. Setting up an Invisible Fence at a campsite for a […]
An earlier post offered tips on criteria to consider when you’re looking to buy. That list is not intended to be anywhere close to comprehensive and doesn’t even touch on the mechanical […]
A trailer or motorhome is a significant purchase no matter what your household income, so you want to get it right. As mentioned in a previous post, my wife Sue and I […]
We’re looking forward to attending the Minneapolis/St. Paul RV, Vacation & Camping Show on Feb. 9 – 12, 2012. We’ve gone to the show for several years now, but our experience this […]
After looking for several years, attending a number of RV/camping shows, and renting a travel trailer for a trip to the Black Hills in Aug. 2010, my wife Sue and I narrowed […]