Ask Us Anything – Back in Florida

Ask Us Anything – Back in Florida

We're back in Florida, trying to escape the cold. It's grey and windy down here, though, and we haven't seen the sun since we arrived late Friday. But it is warm, in the low 70's F in the panhandle along the Emerald Coast. That's still nice enough to hit the beach as...
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:...