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Flying buses: The future is (not) here!

This is the top half of a full page magazine ad for Sinclair Oil. I don't know the date it appeared. What do you...

ROADSIDE JOURNAL: My parents pay a visit. . . sort of

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL After I drifted off to sleep last night, my parents paid me a visit. They died 10 years ago, so they...

Another reason to travel with an RV

By Chuck Woodbury I just returned to Seattle from the big Hershey RV Show in Pennsylvania. This  year, I flew; I didn't drive the motorhome....

KOA ad: Really? Ya gotta be kiddin’ me!

By Chuck Woodbury Early in my career, when I was an aspiring capitalist, I subscribed to the weekly bible of the advertising industry, Advertising Age.  I...

Thank your lucky stars you live where you do!

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I imagine most readers of RVtravel.com live in uncrowded neighborhoods. Some may commute to work on gridlocked freeways or even subways....

It’s easy to take your stuff with you with a big RV and trailer

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL This is my neighbor in the RV park. There's at least one motorcycle in the trailer, probably two. I don't know...

This was a weird week. Here’s why

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I have been working too hard. No, I'm not looking for sympathy. I have been living/existing in my right brain, which...

World class F-bomb slingers in a town called Welcome

By Chuck Woodbury There's a little town in Minnesota called Welcome. Gail and I spent four days there last week in Korte's Checkers Welcome...

Why is there a hole in the Farmers’ Almanac?

Have you ever noticed that there's a hole in every copy of the Farmers' Almanac? You can see it here in the top left...

Meet Internet celeb Lil Miquela, who’s not even a real person

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL If you have a few minutes, watch this video about a human created entirely with computer graphics, who is an internet...

Today’s music stinks. This song from my past is a true musical masterpiece

Today's music stinks. It's boring. It's just plain terrible! Now, you go back to the music of my day, when I grew up – the...

People who are crippled by obstacles

By Chuck Woodbury Do you know someone who considers every little misstep in life an obstacle? Something unplanned happens, and they don't know what...