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Joe Stinks changes his name

 I came across this story years ago. It's about a man named Joe Stinks.The story is thought to have originated in the book "The...

Good, better, best. . . huh?

By Chuck Woodbury It always amuses me when I come across a business that offers a product with several levels of service, labeled as...

R.I.P., my friend Fats Domino

By Chuck Woodbury Fats Domino died this week. He was 89. When I think of Fats Domino I hear him singing . . ."I...

A terrific hobby for RVers: photography

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Last week I told you about the portable darkroom I once carried with me in my motorhome. What I didn't tell...

Cocktails delivered by drone, not waiters

If you should work up a thirst at the lakeside beach in the Estonian town of Viljandi, don't waste your time standing in...

Dead cars along the highway

What do you do when you buy a new car? For one thing, you trade in your old one. But have you ever wondered...

A visit to my father’s WWII airbase in England

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com Originally published in August, 2011 I am on vacation in England. I was traveling the A11 highway this week north from Cambridge...

Don’t call me Pal

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Calm down, Chuck, just calm down! That is what I am telling myself at this very moment. The reason is because...

I like to stop at cemeteries

When I'm on the road with time to spare, I love to stop at rural cemeteries. It's not morbid at all. There is so...

Tree woman: Is this real?

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I found this on Pinterest. Is it real? I don't think so. It's supposed to be in Spain. Do you know...

No way! Downton Abbey tea? You bet!

  If you miss your favorite PBS mini-series, you can now at least capture a little of its charm with your very own Downton Abbey...

The evil of plastic. Beware: Photo is disturbing

  This photo is disturbing. It's of a dead albatross chick at Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge in the Pacific. Its stomach is filled with scraps of...