Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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Karel Carnohan DVM

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My 2022 was a mixed bag

2021 and 2022 have been difficult years for me. Having sold my small business in Asheville, North Carolina, I decided to retire and move...

Using an Apple Watch as an emergency tool could save your life on the road

I recently moved into a house with a small backyard with gravel. Desert landscaping and xeriscapes are preferred here in Palm Desert, and my...

Did upgrading the suspension on my F-53 chassis work?

So, did upgrading the suspension on my F-53 chassis work? Well, the bottom line is… It didn’t make much difference. I spent about $8,000 to add...

Gadget Review: High-tech portable wireless dog fence – Good for RVers?

What's the best way to keep Buddy confined to your campsite? Don't like the idea of tying your dog to a spike in the...

This awful RV horror story puts Halloween tales to shame!

While traveling in Oregon this past week I met a lovely couple, Vivian and Mike, who had quite an RV horror story to tell....

Katmai National Park has crowned a new Fat Bear Champion

This is one time of the year we get to celebrate getting fat. Every October, Katmai National Park and Explore.org celebrate another successful salmon...

The final rant, Part 3: These F-53 upgrades should be standard, not expensive add-ons!

I have heard from many of you about your experiences, good and bad, with your gas chassis motor coach on the F-53 chassis. I...

Could LiquidSpring be the answer to the F-53 chassis problem?

If you've been following my story, you know I bought an RV sight unseen with terrible suspension nightmares. Further investigations into upgrading a gas...

Rant, Part 2: Making the F-53 chassis safer to drive

Last week I ranted about the RV manufacturers' use of Ford's F-53 chassis to build Class A gas motorhomes. Many of you shared your...

Rant: Shame on RV manufacturers! Why would they do this?

My woeful tales of buying a used RV have been many lessons learned by me and provided you some head shakes and laughs. I considered...

Saga of the Newbie: Why it’s so important to find a reputable, reliable RV repair ‘guy’

This is about finding a guy. No, I am not in search of true love. I've been searching for good, reasonable, timely RV repair....

Ask the Pet Vet: Heat stroke in pets can cause death. Know the signs

Hot dogs ... and cats! Heat stroke is a danger to your pet. Having recently moved to one of the hottest places on Earth (Palm...

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