Entries by Richard

House Battery Issues

Our house batteries are in trouble. And I’m not quite sure what to do about them. I’ve maintained them well over the past three years. We had the coach in at the dealer a few months back and one of the work items was to close a recall on the battery cables. Specifically Newmar Recall 17V […]

Security Lights

Security lights. We have two of them. One on either side of our coach. Located midship and fairly high. As we have our jacks down for a couple of months, I thought it would be nice to turn the patio side security light on. To provide some extra lighting at night and to help us […]

Reading List

A sunset from outside our coach. Every evening we have been rewarded with these amazing sunsets. Well, almost every evening. There have been a couple of cloudy days since we arrived at Myakka River Motorcoach Resort. We had a chance to get together with family yesterday. Lorraine’s father spends his winters down in Florida. He […]

Detailing a Motorcoach

There is an easy way and a hard way to get a motorcoach looking its best. I use the hard way. The easy way is to get someone else to do it. Many of the places that we go with our coach have companies that will come on-site to do a wash and wax. Costs […]

Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles

This headline was in the Globe and Mail today: General Motors to shut down Oshawa plant in global restructuring. Very bad news for the Canadian automotive industry. Many Canadians are blaming their government: an uncompetitive taxation system, high costs for energy and a burdensome regulatory environment. Why is GM shutting down Oshawa? To focus on […]