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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The moped I lusted for but never got

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL Never in my semi-long life have I ever wanted anything as badly as I wanted this moped. Never. It showed...

The mail I get

  I received this unsolicited email this morning: Dear Sales Manager, I would like to know if your company offers Crane Stops for sale. I would...

The crook who grew up to be a shoe

RAWLINS, Wyo— Today, at the Carbon County Museum, I checked out the display of Big Nose George Parrot, the only man in American history...

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...

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...

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...

Words not meant to be read or understood

How are you supposed to read this movie poster? A lot of movie posters use this super-condensed typeface. I guess they need to get...

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...

Do you read RV Travel on your phone? Darn!

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL More of you now read this website and its newsletters on your smartphone than on a computer. I know how it...

Share a hotel bed with a stranger? Don’t laugh!

  Lucky you and me. We carry a bedroom with us in our RVs. If we share it, it's with our special someone. But back...

Was (or is) this doll a real live person?

This is not a girl, but a doll. I spotted it in a Snohomish, Wash., antique store. Don't you think a real girl modeled...

Man puts RV on cruise control, walks back to make coffee

By Chuck Woodbury ROADSIDE JOURNAL I likely "got you" with that headline, but rest assured you are not the first to fall for this urban legend....
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