Entries by Richard

Look Up

A wee bit of trimming by the staff at Thousand Islands KOA. Although the campground provides sites that are big rig friendly, well, let’s just say that this particular site was very, very tight. Lorraine was spotting me into the site and she was focused on getting the Castaway cleared left and right. The site […]

One Thousand Islands

I have not counted them one by one. That said, according to reputable sources, there are 1,864 islands in the thousand islands region. We are almost at the end of our first trip with the Castaway and, with a few minor exceptions, we had a very successful breaking in of the coach. Here are a […]

CAT Scale

As we made our way on our first excursion with the Castaway, we decided to make a stop at KAL Tire to check our air pressure and then over to a local CAT Scale to weigh our coach. Perhaps we should have done this the other way around, weigh the coach first and then adjust […]

It’s A Jungle Out There

Or maybe we should call this post The Attack of the Crazed Robin. From the Journal of Zoology: The Robin shows aggressive behaviour not only towards intruding Robins but, to a varying extent, towards a stuffed adult Robin, foreign species (especially in flight), living and stuffed juvenile Robins, and a stuffed red breast. To which […]

First Trip

  We are heading out on our first bonafide excursion with the Castaway. A way to break ourselves into the RV lifestyle and to get that first experience being out in the coach on a campsite away from home. We decided to book a site at the 1,000 Islands KOA as they offer full service pull […]