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What's new on RV-Life-and-Travel.com ... Updates on our RV travels, articles we write about full-time RVing, articles we write about RVs and RV maintenance, recreational vehicle industry news, our RVing life blog updates…when we post something new on the RV Life and Travel website, we post a notice of it here and link to it, so it is easy for you to find.

We also post some tips about living in an RV and some tidbits about RVing and camping here. We also post notices here to let you know when we send out a new issue of either of our RVing newsletters -- the Workers On Wheels Newsletter (the one for working RVers) and our RV Life and Travel E-zine.



May 20, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1243

Workers On Wheels Newsletter, your source of info about ways to make money while RVing and camping...the new issue is ready and waiting for you!

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May 16, 2019

RVs for Emergencies: Be Ready to Use RV During an Emergency

RVs for emergencies are life savors -- literally. Escape the forest fire, flood, hurricane, or other storm. Have your RV ready to be your refuge -- your safe place, your shelter during a disaster.

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May 15, 2019

Fishing from a Pier Can be Inexpensive and a Lot of Fun for RVers

One of the ways to cut the cost of fishing is to fish from a free public fishing pier. Notice that I said fishing pier. Some piers are open to the public but don't allow fishing, be aware of that.

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May 14, 2019

My Fishing Experience Is Extensive Because Of Our RVing

Fishing and RVing are naturals together. Some people only enjoy angling for a single species. Others, like me, like the wide range of fish out there just waiting for someone to try to catch them.

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May 12, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1242

Another issue of the Workers On Wheels Newsletter went out this morning. Yes, it is possible to travel and earn a living at the same time, and WOW helps you figure out how you can do it.

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May 08, 2019

For RV Repairs in Vermillion, SD, Start with Henderson's Exhaust Plus

For RV repairs in Vermillion, SD start with Henderson’s Exhaust Plus. I do most of our mechanic work, but didn't have the tools for this job. I needed to find a professional mechanic who works on RVs.

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May 07, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1241

Don't miss this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter!

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Apr 28, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1240

You'll find this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter by clicking on the link, above. Articles this week include bait shrimping; reasons why you don't get the job (and how to better your chances); and info on Christian volunteer house builds. Plus, tips, personal updates, quotes, and more.

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Apr 22, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1239

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter went out yesterday morning, as usual. Here's the link to it.

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Apr 16, 2019

Salmon Charter: The Fun and Challenges of Fishing for Silvers

A salmon charter out of Seward, Alaska, is a dream fishing trip for many RVers. This was Bob's first Seward fishing charter going after silvers. He'll always remember this one.

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Apr 15, 2019

RVing Tips: Helpful Hints for Full-time RVers and Snowbirds

RVing tips to make full-timing easier, more fun, and less costly. But, these hints aren't just for those who live in recreational vehicles. They are also good for snowbirds and extended RV travelers.

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Apr 14, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1238

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter is ready for you. Read if for free! No membership required. No password. Just click on over and enjoy!

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Apr 10, 2019

Prepare Your RV for Emergencies: A Ready To Go Shelter in the Storm

Prepare your RV for emergencies so you can use it for temporary shelter. You’ll have utilities, food and clothing, your important papers, medications, pet supplies, tools, and cleaning supplies

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Apr 09, 2019

Mini Storage Facilities: Six Tips for Keeping Your Belongings Safe

A mini storage unit seemed the ideal solution for storing less valuable items that we couldn't take with us. They're available in several sizes, easily accessible, and reasonably priced. But....

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Apr 07, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1237

Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter, which we emailed out to subscribers first thing this morning.https://archive.aweber.com/wow_e_zine/GpHk3

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Apr 04, 2019

Solar Panels: What Need in a Photovoltaic System for RV Electricity

Solar panels and a photovoltaic system are amazing. Use them to maintain your batteries in the off-season, to supplement while occasionally boondocking, or for a full time stand-alone electric system.

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Apr 03, 2019

RV Parts and Service: Getting Repairs and Mechanical Work on Your RV

RV parts and service businesses, when you need a mechanic to do repairs on your motorhome, fifth-wheel, or camper trailer. And, when you need parts and accessories to fix and upgrade your RV.

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Mar 31, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1236

RVers who need to make some money -- Workers On Wheels is for you! Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Mar 29, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1235

In case you missed the Workers On Wheels Newsletter that went out earlier this week, you can still read it in our archives.

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Mar 18, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1234

All sorts of good stuff for working RVers in the Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Mar 15, 2019

Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant: After 10 Years, It Doesn't Disappoint

Guanajuato Mexican Restaurant has excellent food, reasonable prices, and room in the parking lot for RVs. It's our first day back in Texas, after a ten year or so absence, and we wanted Mexican food.

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Mar 14, 2019

Sweet Gregory P's Serves Up the BBQ in Port Mansfield

Sweet Gregory P's is where you go for bar-b-que in Port Mansfield. Pulled pork, beef brisket, smokehouse sausage, ribs, and smoked ham was on the menu the day we stopped in for a late lunch.

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Mar 13, 2019

Turkey Creek RV Village, a Campground Near Branson, MO

Turkey Creek RV Village makes a fine headquarters while taking in the sights and sounds of Branson, MO. It is a pet friendly campground and has Internet access. It is clean and reasonably priced.

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Mar 12, 2019

Lafayette, LA: Free Admission, Entertainment, Activities, and Wi-Fi

In Lafayette, LA, free activities include learning about the Cajun culture at the Cultural Center, playing disc golf and other sports, enjoying the parks, shopping for local foods. Free Wi-Fi, too.

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Mar 11, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1233

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter is ready for you. Get updates, tips for working RVers, and resource links to help you live the RV life of your dreams.

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Mar 07, 2019

RV Laundry: Washing And Drying Clothes While RVing

RV laundry. Yep, clothes get dirty when you are on the road, either camping or full-time RVing. What to do? Laundromat or washateria? Hand wash? A washing machine and clothes dryer in your RV?

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Mar 05, 2019

Add Three Free Months to New Passport American Membership

Passport America is a deal where you get half price camping. Membership usually costs $44/year. Mention my name and ID number -- Coleen Sykora member number C-19408 -- when you sign up, and you'll get 15 months--an extra three months free! You can save the price of membership with just a couple nights at member parks. Be sure to put Coleen Sykora member number C-19408 on the form where it asks who referred you. https://passportamerica.com/

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Mar 04, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1232

Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter. WOW is for RVers who want--or need--to work while RVing.

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Mar 02, 2019

Lions Park Campground

Lions Park Campground, Vermillion, South Dakota. Convenient, clean, safe, peaceful, and very affordable -- that's our impression of this little park. It's a city park campground.

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Feb 28, 2019

Hints for Easier RV Living: Four Handy, Practical RVing Tips We Use

Easier RV living … isn't that what we all want? Here are four tips that we use every day in our motorhome. They solve little, but annoying problems, and help us keep an RV home neat and organized.

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Feb 27, 2019

RV Life and Travel Newsletter #536 ~ Feb. 27, 2019

We sent out a new issue of the RV Life and Travel Newsletter just a few minutes ago. If you subscribe, please check your email for it. We also have it archived for everyone--subscribers and non-subscribers--to read online.

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Feb 26, 2019

Stop and Smell the Roses - God Doesn't Charge Admission

Stop and smell the roses. If there are wild ones, that is. One of the free pleasures on the road RVing is getting to see the wonderful flowers that nature offers us. The blooms are really colorful.

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Feb 24, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1231

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Feb 23, 2019

Pawnee Steam Show: Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Assoc. Show

The Pawnee, Oklahoma, steam show is one of our favorite antique farm equipment shows. It's officially the Oklahoma Steam Threshing and Gas Engine Association Show. It's a weekend full of activities.

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Feb 21, 2019

Acadiana Park, a Gem of a City Park Campground in Lafayette, LA

Acadiana Park draws us in because of its calm and quietness. We first went to this city campground because it was easy to find and fairly inexpensive. We return because the RV park is peaceful, not cr

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Feb 18, 2019

The Port Isabel Sunset Paints the Canal with a Golden Blush

The Port Isabel sunset casts a glow on the shrimp boats in the canal, as well as on the water, fishing piers, and buildings behind them. This was our evening view from the campsite at Park Center.

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Feb 17, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1230

This week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter for RVers who want to work (volunteer, in exchange for a site, or paid employment) published today. Read it now.

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Feb 14, 2019

Mel's Diner - A 24 Hour Lafayette Restaurant worth Repeat Visits

Mel's Diner is good enough that we've been there three times in the two and a half weeks we've been in Lafayette. Considering how many good restaurants and places to eat there are here, that's saying

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Feb 11, 2019

Tools for the Road: Bob's List of Tools and Related Supplies for an RV

There are two things that I've never had too much of … fishing equipment and tools. When it comes to fixing, building, or remodeling something in the RV, I have what I need to get the project done.

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Feb 10, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1229

Be sure to read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter for more information on how you can support yourself, your family, and your RV travels working on the road.

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Feb 09, 2019

RVers, Win Free Watkins Vanilla and More!

Enter to Win Free Watkins Vanilla! One of the ways we earn while RVing is selling Watkins products--pure extracts and flavorings, organic herbs and seasonings, natural skin care, natural cleaning products, and old-time remedies. Enter to win the monthly drawing for a free assortment of Watkins products valued at $100. There's no purchase required. http://www.ea6779.com

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Feb 05, 2019

Schulenburg, Texas: German Buffet Lunch and RV Services

Schulenburg, Texas, is often on our travel route to and from southern Texas. It's a good place to stop to eat. The Pilot travel center is a good place for RV services -- to empty tanks, and get fuels.

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Feb 03, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1228

For more info about earning a living WHILE you are RVing, read this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter. There's no need to wait until you retire to enjoy the full-time RVing lifestyle.

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Feb 02, 2019

RV Life and Travel Newsletter #535 ~ January 31, 2019

We sent out the RV Life and Travel Newsletter earlier this week. Enjoy!

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Jan 29, 2019

Subscribe to the RV Life and Travel Newsletter

Subscribe to the RV Life and Travel Newsletter. It lets you know about new website pages, RVing and camping tips, the recreational vehicle lifestyle, our travels, etc. It's emailed to you free.

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Jan 28, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1227

Here's the link to this week's Workers On Wheels Newsletter.

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Jan 24, 2019

Leveling Our RV: We Opt for No Cost, Low Tech, Easy, and Efficient

Leveling our RV, whether we are in our travel trailer or motorhome, is a simple procedure. It's quick, easy, and I didn't spend any money to buy leveling blocks. You may want a more high-tech way to level your rig, but this basic method works efficiently for us.

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Jan 23, 2019

Game, Fish and Parks Offers Summer Employment Opportunities

PIERRE, S.D. – The deadline is fast approaching to apply for summer employment with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP). The department offers

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Jan 20, 2019

Workers On Wheels Newsletter #1226

The Workers On Wheels Newsletter for this week is ready for you. More info for RVers who need or want to work while RVing.

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