A few years ago we lost a travel companion when we crossed the border from Canada into the United States. Her name was Colleen. She had journeyed with us in the motorhome for 50,000 miles, including many trips back and forth across the U.S.-Canada border.
Joining a new group can cause a tremendous amount of nervousness. Will I fit in? Will the group like me? Am I cool enough to hang out with such a crowd? For my husband, Ryan, and I and our two young daughters, attending our first FMCA Family Reunion & Motorhome Showcase this past March in Perry, Georgia, turned out to be as easy as eating a piece of pecan pie.
More Americans are battling allergies than ever before, although it’s unclear why. It may be, as some experts point out, that allergies simply are understood better now and are being diagnosed more often than in previous generations. Regardless, allergies are nothing to sneeze at.
We received a pair of salad recipes from FMCA member Iris Ohman, F153399, who said she Always Gets Recipe Requests After Folks Try These Salads At A Campground Gathering. Put Them At The Top Of Your Recipe List For Late Summer Or Early Fall Gatherings.
In December 1993, the owners of 20 Roadtrek motorhomes gathered in Titusville, Florida, to view the launch of the space shuttle Endeavor and attend the very first regional rally of FMCA’s new Roadtrek International (RTI) chapter. Attendees didn’t realize then that they were launching a community that would bring thousands of Roadtrek owners hours of pleasure, many delightful adventures, and countless friends.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a stealthy killer. You can’t see, smell, or taste this poisonous gas. As an RVer, it’s vital that you are able to detect its presence and prevent it from infiltrating your motorhome, because it doesn’t take long to succumb to its deadly effects.
A motorhome chassis contains hundreds of moving pieces. The engine, transmission, axles, and other parts that help to propel these large vehicles down the road all require lubrication to keep everything in working order. Each component has its own unique job to perform, and the lubrication required to facilitate its operation varies greatly.
We could hear the crackle of our campfire. The hoot of a distant owl. The yips of a pack of coyotes somewhere far to the west. The gurgle of the Rifle River moving over a stretch of rocks just downstream from our camp. The whooshing sound of wind whipping through a stand of red pines.
The Happy (OK) Wanderers chapter was formed in 1991 by Manuel and Ramona Jackson, a couple who enjoyed camping and RVing and wanted to encourage others to "wander along" the byways of Oklahoma and especially enjoy the state parks in the Sooner State.
Eight members of the Mohawk Roamers chapter attended a rally in Oswego, New York, during the 25th annual Harborfest celebration on Lake Ontario, July 26 through 29, 2012.
The Midwest Prairie Schooners chapter (MWPS) celebrated its 35th anniversary July 13 through 15, 2012, at The Great Escape RV Park & Campground in Higginsville, Missouri.
A step-by-step guide to replacing your existing RV refrigerator with a 120-volt-AC residential model.
On October 31, 2010, former United States Marine Corps Sgt. Eddie Ryan lived out a dream in Washington, D.C., as he competed in the 35th annual Marine Corps Marathon. Four hours and 57 minutes later, the 26-year-old crossed the finish line with his team of runners, officially completing his first-ever marathon.
Glen R. Key, L26355, who recently turned 90, memorized the poem “A Psalm of Life” when he was in the sixth grade. In many ways, his personal and professional life have embodied these words. "I was born with the curiosity and ambition to try anything,” he said, “and I had the utmost confidence in my abilities.”
When a 2005 Mandalay arrived on the West Coast this past November, I jumped at the chance to take my turn behind the wheel of this luxurious, diesel-powered motorhome. For a week, the 41-foot coach â€” model 40B â€” took me across a broad range of driving scenarios and Southern California landscapes.