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Recreational Vehicles for Beginners, Part One

Types of RVs


The term "Recreational Vehicle", or more commonly, "RV," describes approximately ten broad classes of highly-mobile residences, sometimes called "campers." Perhaps some RVs could be called "campers" but as you read this article you will learn that some "houses on wheels" are so luxurious it is difficult to call them a "camper." Recreational vehicles are unlike "manufactured housing" or "trailer houses"…


Added by William Briggs on December 14, 2011 at 5:29pm — No Comments

First Frost

Last night, western Oklahoma received its first frost of the season. At this point, the trees haven't begun to change color. I suppose the early frost will shock them into getting serious about the business of shutting down their green chlorophyll factories for the…


Added by William Briggs on November 4, 2011 at 2:45pm — 7 Comments

A Camping Autobiography

It’s amazing how our brains retain a few fleeting, fairy-tale snapshots of scenes from our earliest childhood. I hold maybe a dozen of those odd images which, for whatever reason, were burned into my memory. My younger brother is included in each of those mental snapshots, and in each one he is wearing diapers. Because he is 18 months younger than me, I can accurately…


Added by William Briggs on October 13, 2011 at 4:38pm — 10 Comments

Water Usage Comparison -- Residential vs RV Lifestyles


Added by William Briggs on April 25, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

1985 Pace Arrow Sales Brochure


Added by William Briggs on April 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

OKLAHOMA: Cedar Lake Recreation Area

Because of the many miles of nearby hiking trails, the sheer beauty of the Ouachita Mountains, the relative proximity to my home, the rich local history, and the fact that noisy boats are severely restricted on the lake, this park and the surrounding Ouachita National Forest have been my lifelong-favorite destination for recreation and relaxation.

Cedar Lake…


Added by William Briggs on April 11, 2011 at 3:54pm — 2 Comments

We are all Connected

As I've aged, I have begun to learn an important secret about life -- Life events tend to come full circle. People I met ten or twenty or thirty years ago, and haven't seen since, will occasionally cycle back…


Added by William Briggs on April 8, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments



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