The Roadtrek Debacle: Some Personal Thoughts

The Roadtrek Debacle: Some Personal Thoughts

This whole situation at Roadtrek is so sad. So very, very, sad. It's like a death in the family. The reason? The company is Insolvent, $300 million in debt by some reports. That's what employees say happened when they assembled late Friday afternoon, just before the...
Driving in a Blizzard

Driving in a Blizzard

We have officially had our fill with winter.  It's time to move on – to Florida for starters. We just returned from a 1,200 mile trip from Manitoba to Michigan and experienced snow and sub-zero temperatures the entire route. I thought I had seen blizzards...
What we know about the Roadtrek/Hymer Scandal

What we know about the Roadtrek/Hymer Scandal

I have promised an update on the scandal and disturbing news about financial irregularities swirling around Roadtrek motorhome's corporate parent, the Erwin Hymer Group of North America. Here's what we now know. The blockbuster news is that the North American...
Getting ready for 2019

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:...
Winter Campout Dates – Jan 11 -13, 2019

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...