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Mumford and Sons Come to Taos

Mumford and Sons Come to Taos

June 30, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The small town of Taos, NM, with a population of about 5000 persons, experienced the supreme pleasure of hosting the award winning band, Mumford and Sons, along with 8000 fans in a delightful outdoor venue in early June, 2013. I write this not so you can bemoan the fact that you were not in attendance […]

It’s Finally Here – Time to De-Winterize!

It’s Finally Here – Time to De-Winterize!

April 29, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

For those of us who live in the Northeast, it’s been a pretty long winter and it’s finally here – that glorious time of the year when we break out the buckets, clean the cobwebs and open the camper for the season! So since your camper was winterized before the snow started to fly, it […]

Iowa Senate OKs RV Registration Fee Tax Grab

Iowa Senate OKs RV Registration Fee Tax Grab

March 26, 2013 by · 5 Comments 

In a recent story I reported that the governor of a northern state has proposed a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the state. Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota told snowbirds that since you’re rich, you can pay more. “It’s time snowbirds paid their fair share!” Now another […]

Digital Photography and RVing: A Natural Fit

Digital Photography and RVing: A Natural Fit

March 9, 2013 by · 1 Comment 

The only thing better than ‘right now’ will someday be the memories of right now! You’ve probably an RVer because you love to travel, you want to see the natural and manmade wonders of North America, or you just don’t like being tied down to one place. Whatever the reason, are you keeping a visual […]

Are You Ready for a Snowbird Tax?

Are You Ready for a Snowbird Tax?

February 13, 2013 by · 3 Comments 

The governor of a northern state is proposing a snowbird tax on residents who live 60 days to just under six months in the state. Spend most of the year in Florida, Texas, Arizona, or another Sunbelt state, and a snowbird smack down could be your new reality. Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota is proposing […]

Technology while RVing – iPhone Edition

Technology while RVing – iPhone Edition

November 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Last week, I shared some of the advantages of having an iPad with you while traveling in an RV. This time around I would like to concentrate on the benefits of having an iPhone (or sometimes an iPod) when you are traveling long distances. MUSIC Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which […]

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

5 Ways to Save Fuel and Money

October 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

During the 2011-2012 Snowbird Season Arizona RV parks reported their winter residents appeared to be staying longer than in previous years, partially due to high fuel prices. With thousands of snowbirds planning to hit the road during the coming weeks and months, two things will be on their minds—arriving at their destination safely and the […]

2013 Quartzsite RV Show Dates Announced

2013 Quartzsite RV Show Dates Announced

October 13, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

Every January something happens that is hard to believe, unless you have seen it! According to the Arizona Highway Department, as many as 750,000 to 1,000,000 people, mostly in recreational vehicles, converge on the sleepy little desert town of Quartzsite, located just 20 miles east of the California border on Interstate 10, for the rock, gem, […]

RV Insurance Claims: Driver Inexperience & Forgetfulness

RV Insurance Claims: Driver Inexperience & Forgetfulness

September 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

First party insurance claims involving recreational vehicles can often be traced to driver inexperience and forgetfulness. The majority of claims occur within the first 90 days of ownership or at the beginning of the season, according to International Insurance Group, Inc., an independent Arizona RV insurance agency. “This is due to the nuances and size […]

Top Fall Color Hotspots in National Forests

Top Fall Color Hotspots in National Forests

September 26, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Fall colors are about to burst all over the country and the U.S. Forest Service wants you to get outdoors and enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular seasons in your national forests. “Autumn is a wonderful time of the year to plan a trip to see the beauty of your national forests,” said Tom Tidwell, Chief […]

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