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DIY Project For Your RV

June 7, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

If your RV is approaching 10 years old or more, here’s a DIY project that will provide more bonus benefits than any other. Replacing an aging CRT TV with a modern light flat panel will pay in so many ways.  In addition, doing the work yourself is quite simple.  So, let’s look at why you […]

Working While Traveling in an RV

Working While Traveling in an RV

June 5, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

As RVers seek ways to enjoy their lifestyle many have turned to working while traveling as a way to support their lifestyle and as a means to supplement their pensions. There are many ways for RVers to use their skills and talents to earn an income while living in an RV. Working while traveling in […]

A GPS Solution—Lifestyle Tech Tips

A GPS Solution—Lifestyle Tech Tips

March 15, 2014 by · 2 Comments 

My idea for a less invasive way to attach the suction cup mount of my GPS was similar to Carroll Manning’s of Sonora, California (Quick Tips, July), except I purchased an 85-cent, 3-inch round of clear acrylic from TAP Plastics (www.tapplastics.com). The company sells several sizes for various uses. To attach the acrylic disk, I […]

Why We Travel With a Laptop and Printer

Why We Travel With a Laptop and Printer

February 26, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

In this day and age, it’s easy to have devices that allow you to stay in contact with your family and friends as you travel. Think of all the tablets and cellular phones used throughout North America and you’ll know what I’m talking about. However, in this blog post, I will share the advantages of […]

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 […]

Technology while RVing – iPad edition

Technology while RVing – iPad edition

November 8, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Since my husband gave me an iPad about two years ago, I have seen changes in how I pack for a trip. How so? Let’s just say that the iPad has saved us from arguing on what to bring with us (you know the never ending dilemma of being careful with the weight when you […]

More Campers Stay Connected

More Campers Stay Connected

July 3, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Tablets, smartphones, and other devices are becoming popular at campgrounds across the U.S. Scanning smartphones, tablets, and laptops is as much a part of vacations as slathering on sunscreen, according to a Michigan State University study. The results, which will appear in the forthcoming issue of Annals of Tourism Research, show that easy online access […]

IS YOUR HEAD IN THE CLOUDS?

IS YOUR HEAD IN THE CLOUDS?

March 24, 2012 by · 3 Comments 

I slept in this morning. The past two days had been rough on my aging body while fixing a  problem with an ABS brake sensor on the Volvo HDT  and replacing the blown A/C compressor on the GMC pickup.  I was successful with both projects but they left me with sore muscles, painful hands and […]

A potpourri of useful apps when you are camping

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This week our theme is all about apps you could use while camping.   I was debating on which app I could concentrate my time on but it dawned on me that there are many good apps out there for various things.   So I thought I could present you with some of the apps I consider […]

Patti’s Saga of an RV Rookie: “iPods, iPads, iPhones, and now rpods? This Is Why God Made Tents.”

April 6, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

We (briefly) contemplated buying a Forest River rpod travel trailer over the weekend. http://bit.ly/dnHnfG  Yup…that’s a  phantom photo rpod hovering over a Grand Canyon ledge, much  like that woman I wrote about who almost made orphans of her children as they watched her  praise the Sun God or some such nonsense. Thanks for the photo, husband. For those […]