Tips for Renting an RV This Summer Vacation

By |2021-06-19T23:00:11-05:00June 19th, 2021|Boating Activities|

We can’t think of a better way to spend the summer than to hit the road and explore the outdoors after months of home isolation. Whether a minimalist camper that is searching for a small campsite in the mountains or a glamper that prefers parking your RV at parks with plenty of amenities, it’s easy to find your ideal outdoor destination and the right rig! Summer is just around the corner as the U.S. is getting back to regular operations, and people are extra antsy. More than ever, it’s important […]

Homelessness in & around Milpitas: Part II

By |2021-05-20T22:52:54-05:00May 20th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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In Part I of this 3-part series, we examined how homelessness has grown throughout the country and the region, and highlighted some steps that Santa Clara County and the City of Milpitas have taken to address this issue. In this, Part II of the series, we take a look at some of the non profit, city, and county services offered to the unhoused in an attempt to improve their quality of life. And we explore the camp cleanup efforts initiated by the City of Milpitas. […]

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How Long Is the Ideal Workout?

By |2021-05-19T01:50:35-05:00May 19th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: EmirMemedovski (Getty Images) How do you know if you’re doing too much in the gym, or not enough? We’ve talked about how to manage the intensity of your exercise , but what about the actual time you clock during a workout? The optimal length of an exercise session depends on your goals, and on what, exactly, you’re doing. If you really don’t have time If you’re asking this question because you don’t know when you’re going to be able to find, say, an hour […]

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Here’s how to up your campfire cooking game with a cast iron Dutch oven

By |2021-05-18T11:06:35-05:00May 18th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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When Peggy Farrell’s electric stove broke last summer, and its gas replacement wasn’t going to be ready for nine weeks, she first tried to cobble together no-cook meals for her family. But then she remembered her cast iron Dutch oven . Soon she was cooking up all kinds of meals outside, including her Dutch oven specialty: breads. “Then my family got excited about it,” Farrell said, adding that she, too, was excited to use the Dutch oven to cook for her family, since she normally […]

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Bone-In, Skin-On Thighs Are the Easiest Chicken for Beginners

By |2021-04-22T13:56:40-05:00April 22nd, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Photo: zi3000 (Shutterstock) For reasons I cannot fathom (‘80s and ‘90s diet culture), many people my age started their chicken-cooking journey with boneless, skinless breasts. In their defense, breasts do look simple, almost sterile—it’s a piece of pure meat without bones or fat to “deal with.” But bones and fat are what make meat taste good, and removing them greatly increases a novice cook’s margin for error. You might think whole, roasted chickens are a good poultry launching pad, and they certainly are a big […]

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Over the edge – Safety chains saved the day!

By |2021-04-15T04:51:10-05:00April 15th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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safety chains chopper view By Russ and Tiña De Maris We’ve repeatedly harped on the importance of having, inspecting, and safely using trailer safety chains. If something were to uncouple your tow vehicle from your trailer, safety chains can prevent the trailer from going its own way with disastrous results. But a couple in Idaho inadvertently learned that safety chains can act in reverse. For them, safety chains saved the day, keeping them from almost certain death. Anything but an ordinary trip Last Monday, Nicki […]

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Boondocking in Indiana

By |2021-03-26T16:52:44-05:00March 26th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Indiana is home to a wide variety of much-visited sites that include metropolitan cities, national forests, state parks, and a state border on the shores of Lake Michigan. Indiana Sand Dunes National Park is also in Indiana and is located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan. If you are looking for a free place to boondock in your RV, then you can find several options in any of the national forests and often in several of the state forests. This type of boondocking or […]

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How to Spend a Day in New Orleans, Louisiana

By |2021-02-14T10:06:35-06:00February 14th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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How to Spend a Day in New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana – the Big Easy. It’s one of America’s most famous cities, steeped in hundreds of years of history, culture, music, and food, all nestled along the Mississippi River. From the rowdy French Quarter to the tables of some of the nation’s most well-regarded restaurants, there’s something for everyone in New Orleans. If you’re traveling near the Big Easy, we’ve got the perfect one-day itinerary for you. Even though we recommend spending a week in New Orleans, this […]

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Flower shop closing after 24 years

By |2021-02-13T16:06:53-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Carol Kennedy, owner of Flowerama Sandusky, arranges roses at the shop on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. PERKINS TWP. — If a business largely dependent upon Valentine’s Day actually closed on Feb. 14, then many would imagine it would cause insurmountable heartache for the owner. Think again. Carol Kennedy, the owner of Flowerama Sandusky on West Perkins Avenue, beside McDonald’s, decided to shutter her shop after staying open for 24 years. She’ll lock the doors for good on Sunday. “I’ve had an incredible run,” said Kennedy, noting COVID-19 and the […]

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Galentine’s special: The Walking Dead’s Maggie and Sasha friendship

By |2021-02-13T16:06:50-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha Williams – The Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 16 – Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC In celebration of Galentine’s Day (Thank you, Parks & Recreation !), we are celebrating the best of female friendship in the world of The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead covers many relationship types extensively, from siblings to romantic relationships, to bromances, to the entire back-bone of the show – found family. One that it perhaps hasn’t dealt with as often is girlfriends. However, over the […]

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Physical therapy in RV parks?

By |2021-02-13T07:06:50-06:00February 13th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Hey everyone! Long time lurker – I hope this post is appropriate. I was having a thought the other day and wanted to float it out to the community here: I am a physical therapist. I’m in the process of shopping for my first RV, and of course I have daydreams of going full time someday. If I were to offer cash-based services in RV parks, would you be interested? Here’s what I imagine: I distribute a pamphlet around the park when I arrive describing what I offer, and […]

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RV Daily Tips. Thursday, February 11, 2021

By |2021-02-11T04:06:47-06:00February 11th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Issue 1534 Welcome to another edition of RV Travel’s Daily Tips newsletter. Here you’ll find helpful RV-related and living tips from the pros, travel advice, a handy website of the day, tips on our favorite RVing-related products and, of course, a good laugh. Thanks for joining us. We appreciate you. Please tell your friends about us . Today’s thought “Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.” ― Ben Franklin Need an excuse to celebrate? Today is National Peppermint Patty Day! Psst: Need some chocolate for your valentine? On […]

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Top 5 essential items for every RV trip

By |2021-02-09T01:06:17-06:00February 9th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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When you go camping there are nice-to-have-items and what I refer to as essential items. Here are my top 5 RV essential items you need when you arrive at your favorite camping destination. 1. Surge Guard ™ for RV To help protect the RV’s electrical system, use some type of surge protector. I use a product called Surge Guard™ from Southwire™, designed to protect the RV’s electrical system and all your sophisticated appliances and electronic equipment. You never know what type of electrical service you might encounter during your […]

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Should You Avoid Mobile RV Repair?

By |2021-02-07T10:06:51-06:00February 7th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Mobile RV Repair professionals can be life-savers. But do you need one? Much like standard sticks and brick homes, RV’s require a tremendous amount of maintenance. The good news is that many repairs can serve as a chance for you to learn new skills. Ultimately the more you’re able to fix yourself, the better. However, for the random occurrence, you may need a trained RV repair professional. Take comfort in the knowledge that there are solutions. In challenging situations, RV repair specialists can frequently save you a major headache […]

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Wendy Williams Addresses How She Was ‘Mesmerized’ By Her Alleged Rapist

By |2021-02-07T01:08:14-06:00February 7th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Wendy Williams got candid during a panel to promote her upcoming biopic Wendy Williams: The Movie . The 56-year-old television host opened up about her date rape and sexual assault allegations against late R&B singer Sherrick. PausePlay% buffered00:00-01:13UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreen Play Wendy Williams Opened Up About Rape Allegations That Happened In The 80s “He mesmerized me with his twinkling eyes,” she said about meeting Sherrick back in the 80s. Wendy first started off her career […]

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Why You Should Always Leave RV Park Reviews

By |2021-02-06T19:07:04-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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RV park reviews can help you and other campers in planning your travels. Photo via Shutterstock Standard License Why You Should Always Leave RV Park Reviews If you own an RV, chances are you’ve spent time in at least a few RV parks , and if you live and travel in your RV full-time, you’ve probably stayed at more than a few. No matter the number of parks you’ve had the chance to experience, you almost certainly have an opinion on each and every campground you spend time in. […]

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9 Awesome Things to Do in Casey, Illinois

By |2021-02-06T10:06:54-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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If living in miniature is appealing to you, then point your RV in the direction of Casey, Illinois. Located on I-70 just 30 minutes from the Indiana border, this little Midwestern town in the Land of Lincoln will make you think you’ve suddenly entered the Land of the Giants. Everyone from golfers to knitters, or just fans of the quirky, will have something to see. Let’s start the tour! What is Casey, Illinois, Known For? As a rural community in the midst of the corn belt, Casey, Illinois, has […]

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Who Is The Sausage On ‘The Masked Singer’ UK? Clues Decoded + Our Prediction

By |2021-02-06T07:06:29-06:00February 6th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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The charades of masquerades continue in The Masked Singer UK second season. We’re 6 weeks through the competition and guessing doesn’t come any easier. The one masked celeb hard to make “links” to is Sausage. Read below as we interpret the clues for you and share our prediction. PausePlay% buffered00:00-02:25UnmuteMuteDisable captionsEnable captionsSettingsCaptionsDisabledQualityundefinedSpeedNormalCaptionsGo back to previous menuQualityGo back to previous menuSpeedGo back to previous menu0.5×0.75×Normal1.25×1.5×1.75×2×Exit fullscreenEnter fullscreen Play Sausage sang “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor in last weeks performance Clues For Sausage On The Masked Singer UK Season 2 […]

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What It’s Like to Track Your Recovery With the WHOOP Strap

By |2021-02-05T18:50:05-06:00February 5th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Screenshot: Beth Skwarecki, WHOOP In the final installment of the sleep tracking fitness challenge, I’m going to talk about my experience with the WHOOP strap. This and the Oura ring, which I covered last week , are the two big players in the recovery tracking space. Both keep tabs on your activity during the day and your heart rate at night, and aim to tell you whether you’re getting enough good quality sleep to support your athletic endeavors. Both WHOOP and Oura more or less do what they promise. […]

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Mark My Words February: Pinpointing Leaks and Stabilizing Fivers

By |2021-02-05T13:07:03-06:00February 5th, 2021|Boating Activities|

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Hi Mark My Words readers! This month, we’ve got questions on filters, RV leaks and shaky fivers, among other things. Remember to send your RVing questions to mmw@escapees.com. Mark, I am a part-timer at this point. I have two water filters on my coach, one on the incoming line and one on the kitchen cold side. How long are they good for when used, say, one week a month or for a couple of long weekends per month? My water has always been good and safe, but often I […]

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