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20 Feb
Thinking About Buying a Pop-Up Camper? Consider This…

Thinking About Buying a Pop-Up Camper? Consider This…

We often joke that buying our first pop up camper was the best and worst decision that we ever made. And it really was. It was the best decision because discovering the RVing lifestyle was a life changing series of moments for our family. It was the worst decision because we bought the wrong pop up camper. Yup, we are one of the statistics. We bought a shiny new pop up camper with all of the bells and whistles for over $10,000. What we should have bought was a used one, for maybe $2,000 or $3,000 tops. We spent way too much money only to... Read More
08 Jul
Duck Bucko and his ’77 Winnie

Duck Bucko and his ’77 Winnie

My buddy Duck recently visited his home town in New Jersey after teaching physics in Southern California for the past few years.  I played poker with him and a few other friends last weekend and was happy to hear about his recent adventures surfing and traveling along the Pacific.  While we were playing cards Duck passed around his phone so we could all take a look at some photos of a ’77 Winnebago that he and two of his friends had purchased together.  The “Winny” was so sweet and retro-stylish that I had to get some... Read More
15 Aug
New York Times Article on Creative RV Design

New York Times Article on Creative RV Design

“The Cricket” * “The Evergreen Element” Here is a link to a really fun article about some of the more”creative” or non-traditional RV designs that are beginning to show up in the marketplace.  If you follow the multimedia link on the lower left there is also a cool slide show with pictures.  Check out the picture of the RV that is shaped like the Sydney Opera House! P.S. If you type in the word “RV” in the New York Times search box a surprising number of articles show up–some good reading... Read More

Can We Still Call it Camping? The Trailer Upgrade of 2012

I earned my camping stripes early on as the daughter of an Eagle Scout. Every piece of equipment our family owned was Army issued. My sisters and I slept in an eight-man green canvas tent that seemed to weigh hundreds of pounds. In inclement weather the three of us girls would huddle in the middle, repeating our mantra over and over…don’t touch the sides, don’t touch the sides.  One time, when I was about eight, my father refused to cancel a scheduled trip to Assateague Island despite an approaching hurricane. The State Park... Read More

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