Entries by Richard

America’s Largest RV Show

Happening here. We had gone to the Hershey show last year and we are going down again this year. Last year our focus was on narrowing our decision for a new motorhome. This year? Well, this year we would just like to enjoy the show and learn a bit more about the odds and ends […]

An Outpost

We are working through our retirement plans, anxious to make our way on the road with our coach. There are stunning places to visit in the United States and, as future snowbirds, we have no concerns about finding the types of parks where we would like to stay during the fall and winter seasons of […]

Lessons Learned

After we returned from our first major trip with our motorcoach, we thought about some of the lessons that we learned. Lesson 1: Be Prepared Our coach was only a few months old. We were taking her on her first long trip. And we had some problems. Not so much in the planning of the […]

The Sun Bum

I came across this video clip on my YouTube feed. I believe it may have come from Jeff Krulik’s 1997 documentary: Ernest Borgnine On The Bus. The documentary chronicled the time Krulik spent in 1995 on tour with Borgnine as they drove across the Midwest in Borgnine’s 40-ft Prevost bus, The Sun Bum. He was clearly proud […]

The Shakedown Trip

The infamous shakedown trip. That was one of the major objectives for taking our coach, the Castaway, out on an extended trip, to find any warranty issues with the coach. The good news? After putting almost 3,000 kms on the coach, we have only a few warranty items from the shakedown trip: Exterior Paint flaw […]