Year: <span>2018</span>

Getting ready for 2019

OK. Let's get this out of the way. Yes, I know I'm technically supposed to be off work, taking a year-end break from blogging, podcasting and video production.  But… I need a favor to get us back to work on January 2 with the next episode of the RV Podcast: I need your input. The […]Read More

Our 2018 Roadtreking Year in Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]It’s been another great year of traveling in our Roadtrek Class B campervan – over 35,000 miles driven through 22 states and one Canadian province over 247 days. That works out to being on the road almost 68% of the year. We stayed in campgrounds, state and national forests, […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path: The Biscuit Museum of Terre Haute

We spent a lot of our early years driving back and forth on Interstate 70–Philadelphia, Columbus, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Denver. It’s one of the unsexiest roads in America: ragged pavement, relentless trucks, miles of urban and industrial sprawl. Because the road is so disagreeable, we've blown through the stretch from Columbus to St. Louis more […]Read More

Angel food Pear Cake with Blackberries

Whether you are entertaining at home or boondocking off the grid, this dessert is simple and sure to please! Serves 2 – 6 Ingredients 8 oz                      ready made angel food cake 1/2 – 1 cup           blackberries 1 – 2     […]Read More

WiFi and Cell Boosters and my antenna installation dilemmas

As I continue working on outfitting our new RV with the gizmos and gadgets I need, my next major task is getting the right WiFi and Cellular Booster installed for reliable Internet connections. And the most challenging part of that is trying to figure out how to install a good antenna system. There are tiny, […]Read More

Living the Full Time Life

I have been living in my Roadtrek SS Agile Class B campervan for over two years now. As the seasons roll into winter I take time to ponder what is good and not so good about this lifestyle. How long do I want to do this? Where is my next stop? Do I want to […]Read More

Electric Gloves Vs Hand Warmer Packets: What works best?

Jennifer has a circulation condition called Raynaud's disease, which causes her fingers and toes to feel numb and cold in response to cold temperatures or stress. When her extremities are exposed to cold, the smaller arteries that supply blood to her skin narrow, limiting blood circulation. Without heat, prolonged exposure could cause her fingers to develop […]Read More

Off the Beaten Path in New Haven, Connecticut

New Haven Connecticut is probably best known as he home of Yale University, and if you go there, you would certainly enjoy a walk around that iconic campus.  But New Haven has some other things to offer that are not quite as obvious.  Connecticut is nicknamed the nutmeg state.  Early ship captains, and some industrious […]Read More

Winter Campout Dates – Jan 11 -13, 2019

Looking for adventure? Then come join us for our annual Winter Campout at Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, January 11-13, 2019. Jennifer and I have been doing this now every year since 2013. Once we started inviting people to join us up there that weekend, more and more folks from all across North American […]Read More

Beef with Broccoli

This is an easy dinner to put together with leftover roast or steak. Serves: 2  Ingredients 1 packet            Aus Jus dry mix  2 cups               water 1/2 cup             red wine 1 cup             […]Read More

Replacing the standard radio on the Sprinter van

My destination was one of the top car stereo installers near my suburban Detroit home, Radios, Knobs, Speakers and Things…. They had a huge selection of radios to chose from… but at the top of my list was a great screen for navigation This one I picked is the top of the line and very […]Read More