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Gypsy Journal RV: Funny mailboxes

(Dec. 17, 2018) -- We were always on the lookout for funny and oddball mailboxes as we traveled the country in our motorhome, and I’ve collected pictures of some interesting ones along the way.

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Gypsy Journal RV: It’s not camping

(Dec. 11, 2018) -- I get a lot of email from RVers as well as from campers. And I get a lot of emails from people who believe they are one and the same. They’re not. At least not by my definition, for what that’s worth.

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Gypsy Journal RV: George W. Bush childhood home

(Dec. 7, 2018) -- The funeral services for our 41st President reminded me of our visit to the childhood home of his son, George W. Bush in Midland, Texas, where we learned about the early life of a boy who would become the son of a President of the United States, and then follow his father’s footsteps into the same high office.

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Gypsy Journal RV: RV gift ideas under $15

(Dec. 4, 2018) -- A while back I did a blog post titled 10 Gift Ideas For RVers, and judging by the feedback I got from them, I thought I would post some more. So here you go, 10 more Christmas gift ideas, and each of these costs under $15.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Terry to the rescue

(Nov. 29, 2018) -- Anybody who has been reading my blog for more than a month or so already knows that Miss Terry is both the brains and the beauty around here. She just keeps me around for comic relief; I’m basically the modern version of a medieval court jester.

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Gypsy Journal RV: RVing is hard work

(Nov. 20, 2018) -- The other day I received an email from somebody who was telling me that they were totally unprepared for how much work is involved in the RV lifestyle. They weren’t talking about workamping or making a living on the road.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Fireworks in November

(Nov. 12, 2018) -- I expected to set off some fireworks in yesterday’s blog about the woman being thrown out of the campground swimming pool because she had her two emotional support dogs in the water with her, and I wasn’t disappointed. And while most of the blog comments were positive, I did get hammered by email.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Scamming the scammers

(Nov. 9, 2018) -- Like most of you, I usually block those calls, but every once in a while when I’m feeling ornery and don’t have anything better to do, I talk to them. Not because I believe anything they’re telling me, but because I figure if they want to waste my time, I will waste theirs, too.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Fallen heroes

(Nov. 8, 2018) -- Some come alone, others bring their families, and some arrive in small groups. They come for many reasons. For some it is a place to remember. For others it is a place to heal. For everybody who comes here, it is a place to pay respect to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to their country.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Historic camp Roberts

(Nov. 6, 2018) -- For centuries the land that now makes up Camp Roberts Military Reservation, a California National Guard post in central California, has been an encampment for Native Americans and soldiers serving a number of governments, from the Colonial Spaniards to Mexican troops to Americans soldiers who rode into battle on horseback or in tanks and helicopters.

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Gypsy Journal RV: Out with the old, in with the new

(Oct. 16, 2018) -- I had a secretary once who used to tell me I was an old stick in the mud because I wasn’t always quick to embrace new ideas and changes. Not that I wouldn’t consider them, but I’ve always felt that if something works, why mess with it?

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Gypsy Journal RV: Cardboard boat museum

(Oct. 9, 2018) -- Whenever we can, we get off the interstate highways and travel the back roads of America. I’ve always said that a Grand Slam at a Denny’s in Paducah, Kentucky isn’t going to be any different than one at a Denny’s in Tucson, Arizona.

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