Entries by Richard

We Have Shades

I did not expect so much feedback on shades for our coach. And it was pretty evenly split. About half of our friends argued convincingly for Magne Shades, and about half for a snap-on style of shade. I wanted to get Magne Shades. If we hadn’t been stranded due to awning issues back in Canada, […]


Warm Thanksgiving wishes to all of our friends in the United States. Lorraine and I hope you enjoy a wonderful day with your family and loved ones.

Myakka River Motorcoach Resort

Our front yard. Such incredible views from our coach at Myakka River Motorcoach Resort. We love it here so much that we extended our stay until the end of January. It is quiet, peaceful with a wonderful community of people. With less than 100 sites, it is also an intimate spot. Close to so many […]

How We Manage Money On The Road

How do we manage our money while being out of our home country for several months at a time? Here are five things that we do to make it easier to manage our money while travelling. Online Banking Online Investing Currency Exchange U.S. Financial Transactions Tracking and Budgeting Online Banking We do the vast majority […]

Programming MCD Shades

Our MCD shades have had their fair share of ups and downs — sorry about the bad pun! Newmar had issued a Technical Service Bulletin on the MCD shades and it reads as follows: Newmar and MCD shade have determined that certain 2016 and 2017 Dutch Star coaches (all floorplans with remote-controlled power shades) and […]