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Bill on July 24th, 2019

“Road Trip” turns out to be a foreign concept, a strange idea easily supplanted by another, more familiar one. “Expeditious Travel,” perhaps. Originally conceived as a leisurely journey in a comfortable camping car, our western summer road trip has quickly evolved through several permutations, including “tenting in different fields and forests,” “overnighting in a couple […]

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Bill on July 14th, 2019

Hi, I may have mentioned that recreational vehicles are like homes writ smaller and more complicated with more systemic details than the typical home, what with multiple optional power sources, contained tanks of fuel, water, and other sundry liquids and so on. And then there’s the fact that the whole complicated thing is mobile, with […]

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Bill on July 5th, 2019

Hi, Perhaps your bedroom was 56 degrees when you woke up this morning, but probably not. Unless you’re living in a tent. Or in a camping car. Nuris and I are still visiting with friends in Pinedale, Wyoming where I have retrieved and am acquainting myself with my nearly-new, rather old Winnebago View. We spent […]

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Bill on June 29th, 2019

Unless you grew up there, I’ve probably been to Elkhart, Indiana more frequently then you. Over the years I’ve developed a few habits when in Elkhart—habits which have been largely private, at least until this afternoon when I introduced Nuris to the Steak and Shake fountain milkshake. Really, it had never occurred to me that […]

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Bill on June 27th, 2019

…we’re off! This morning I woke up wondering—and not for the first time, just what it might have been that possessed me last November to purchase a second-hand camping car in Iowa and then trot off to Pinedale, Wyoming to store it for the winter Of course, in many ways a big quonset hut in […]

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