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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

Back Roads and Bushes: Our travel planning tools

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(May 5, 2016) -- Everyone has their own methods for planning a trip. Getting from Point A to Point B in a 36 foot motorhome towing a car requires a little more planning than just loading a car, dialing in the GPS, and getting on the road.

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Box Canyon Blog: A fire and rain morning

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(April 28, 2016) -- I must confess to being a tad restless since returning home to Lovely Ouray. I was outnumbered and soundly defeated in the war between Mice and Men, which proves that hunger, both literally, and figuratively, is one of the most powerful incentives on earth.

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Gypsy Journal RV: I married Mrs. Goodwrench

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(April 25, 2016) -- For a while now we have been having some problems with our Sealand toilet. The ball valve would not close all the way unless you pulled up with your toe after flushing. And then yesterday the water just kept running after flushing and I had to reopen the flush valve to keep the toilet from overflowing, which meant that water was pouring into the black tank.

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Go RVing: Seeing life through a new lens

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(March 23, 2016) -- After one miserable camping trip and decades of declaring herself a non-camper, ninth generation Arkansas resident and photographer, Linda Henderson, is shopping for a truck camper and planning her upcoming retirement trips. All it took was one night under the stars at the National Buffalo River to make up her mind.

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Airstream: Do we call you Pee Wee or Dale?’

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(Feb. 3, 2016) -- Wally, in 1951, was planning and organizing a new project within and outside of Airstream Trailers, Inc. His first Caravan would soon travel from the Texas border to Managua, Nicaragua and back. It was open not just to Airstreamers but to all makes of travel trailer.

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The Fit RV: My days as a RV salesman

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(Jan. 25, 2016) -- Just over two months ago, I was sweating it out at the Pomona show in 100-plus degree heat, working, for the first and only time ever, as an RV salesman. Stef may have mentioned a time or two that I can get myself caught up in some pretty unusual situations, usually on a whim. I think this one qualifies.

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Living the RV Dream: Good RV info on the podcast

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(Jan. 8, 2016) -- In this, our New Year’s show, we cover a lot of good RV info for you. We talk about some uses for baking soda and white vinegar. We discuss the Instant Pot, our new cooking gadget. We cover quite a few other things as well.

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Roadtreking: Understanding weather lingo

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(Dec. 3, 2015) - The National Weather Service does a great job of disseminating weather predictions but sometimes it can be hard to know just what is what. So, for your future reference, here’s a weather lingo tutorial.

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