Friday, May 29, 2020

Thinking about fleas and a bomber crew

  By Chuck Woodbury I don't know why, out of the blue, I started thinking about fleas. It's odd the way some things just pop into...

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...

Friday evening. Newsletter done. Whew!

  By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL It's 4:40 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2017, and I am 99.9 percent done with this weekend's newsletter, issue 799....

Visit the home of the Simpsons

  By Chuck Woodbury Springfield, Ore., next door neighbor to Eugene, is the home of the TV cartoon series "The Simpsons." That's according...

When I fell in love with writing, journalism

  By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I decided to earn my living as a writer only a few hours after my first day in my...

Visit Mars without leaving America

By Chuck Woodbury If you're like me and wish you could go to Mars, well, you're in for a disappointment. It's not going to happen...

My name is Chuck

  By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL My name is Charles but I go by Chuck. I took the name Chuck when I was a teenager....

The yin and yang of RVing

By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Looking out the front window of my RV I see barren, brown hills of Wyoming. A month ago, out of that...

Alien tunnels, cities beneath Wal-Mart?

By Chuck WoodburyYikes! I don't how I came upon it, but I ended up on a long thread of comments started by someone who...

When people discovered the world through postcards

  By Chuck Woodbury Editor, RVtravel.com Go back 100 years. Just imagine: there were no RVs and only a few primitive cars with few roads to...

Motel offers free rooms. But maybe few takers?

The Idle-A-While Motel in Twisp, Washington is cute as can be with its white, yellow-framed cottages. It advertises all the usual motel creature comforts...

Hibernating in your RV. Others ask ‘Is anyone in there?’

By Chuck Woodbury editor, RVtravel.com My long time buddy Dave Williams wrote something in his blog this week that got me thinking. Dave wrote: "People in...

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