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Tom
3 months ago

Rogue River, OR. BeeGees Diner. Excellent

Dan
3 months ago

We spent many years travelling by motorcycle and found that in addition to small town cafes, there is usually great food and big smiles in the local tavern.

James
3 months ago

Four dogs is three dogs too many

KellyR
3 months ago
Reply to  James

Not if you are herding livestock.

jane shure
3 months ago
Reply to  James

For me one dog is one too many.

Mike
3 months ago

I will let you in on a little secret that I use for finding a great small town cafe. If you see lots of flatbed pickup trucks in the parking lot it’s got to be a good place. Every local farmer/rancher has a flatbed pickup and knows the best place to eat! This method has never disappointed. Once even found a great local cafe that had no sign or advertising visible but the parking lot was full of flatbed pickups. It was a great meal.

Bob P
3 months ago
Reply to  Mike

50 years ago that was said about truck drivers, if you seen a lot of trucks in the parking lot it meant great food. These days it just means a big enough lot to park in as most truck stops have done away with diners and switched to fast food, McDonalds, Hardee’s, etc.

stan
3 months ago

If the pandemic doesn’t kill the small town cafe a $15 nationwide minimum wage will.

Cheryl Bacon
3 months ago
Reply to  stan

I was thinking the same thing. I think the pandemic will not hurt them much, if they are well established. They usually have a smaller footprint, long time employees and since many of them are in rural America, the overhead is not as high as where the chain restaurants are. The $15.00 an hour is a killer though. Nobody working in those type of jobs should be making that much money. Dang there are millions of degreed entry positions that don’t even start that high. Just look at what some of the places have done that have already been forced to pay high min. wages. They only hire so called management, that are salaried and basically have a skeleton crew doing it all and working 50-60 hour weeks.

Carol
3 months ago
Reply to  Cheryl Bacon

What do you have against people making a living wage? I guess you think only those with a college degree should make living wages? Fifteen dollars an hour is a bare subsistence wage even in the low cost of living area where I live. Maybe there should be an exception for tiny companies, but most could afford to pay all their employees at least a subsistence wage, they just don’t want to and would rather give that money to upper management and stockholders. Then us taxpayers have to supplement their employees’ wages with food stamps, healthcare assistance, etc.

Victor Short
3 months ago
Reply to  Carol

Why should a high school kid with no experience working at grocery store or serving up burgers make $15 an hour. Older people with a family to support should be able and be worth a decent wage.

Snayte
3 months ago
Reply to  Victor Short

Because that is the equivalent of what I made when I was a high school kid with no experience making minimum wage.

stan
3 months ago
Reply to  Carol

This really has nothing to do with the working person making a living wage. As the minimum wage raises so raises the wage above it and the wage above that. Along with that the prices of goods raise to pay for the increased wages. Then nobody has increased their buying power, jobs are lost, and the only one who gains is Uncle Sam who collects income tax based on the number of dollars not their buying power. If you want to increase earning you need training and knowledge not mandated wages.

Last edited 3 months ago by RV Staff
Bob P
3 months ago
Reply to  Carol

Most minimum wage jobs were intended for young high school age kids to teach them how to work, they were never intended to be a family supporting job. If you can’t find a job to support your family out side of fast food restaurants maybe you should look at your personal qualifications. If your qualifications are up to standards then you need to look to your politicians who may be holding the economy down for personal reasons. GM built 7 divisional facilities in the south in the mid 70s to get away from the union, they were going to pay union wages and benefits to keep the union out. Local officials said no you can’t do that it will destroy our economy, when questioned about it they were told nobody pays their employees more than $6 per hour, GM was going to be paying $11- $15 per hour. So a lot of low wages come as a result of businessmen and politicians holding you back. If McDonalds has to pay $15 per hour to a high school kid is the price of a Big Mac going to rise to $15?

Irv
3 months ago

The toilet vs shower problem can be avoided by fixing the plumbing. Such as larger pipes or using temperature compensating shower heads.

tim palmer
3 months ago
Reply to  Irv

That must be a really, really, old campground. Pressure balance shower valves have been code for ages.

Crowman
3 months ago
Reply to  Irv

Yep they were plumbed by someone that can’t read the code book on water units to pipe size charts.

Gary
3 months ago

Highest point in Florida is Britton Hill in Walton county. 345′.

Bob P
3 months ago
Reply to  Gary

If FL wants a hill they have to build it. Lol Last year we spent several months In Dade City and I was really surprised at the hilly countryside in the area. Most hills in Fl are a result of a highway overpass. Can’t build water free tunnels.

Diane M
3 months ago

Oh, my word! Even in the 50’s, women didn’t wear heels, dresses, and pearls for a day in the country! And those stereotypical comments about women always forgetting something and the last-minute flutter of feminine confusion. We’ve come a long way, thank heavens!

Dale
3 months ago

Best pie ever. Dayville OR. Can’t remember the cafe name but it’s on the south side of hwy 26 on the west end of town. Don’t blink you’ll miss the town.

Dale
3 months ago
Reply to  Dale

Also chicks cafe. Heber UT. Breakfast is massive.

Gordy B
3 months ago
Reply to  Dale

John Day, Oregon. As you come into town with the river on your right you round a sharp curve to the right, there is a small restaurant. I don’t remember the name, but you can eat on the rear deck. If you look over the side you can see the rapids below. The food is great, we stop whenever we are in the area. As you pass the restaurant there is a pull off big enough for a couple large RV’s or semis next door.

Bob P
3 months ago
Reply to  Gordy B

If you come into town from the opposite direction will the river be on the left? Or is there only one way into town? Besides the river. Lol

Larry
3 months ago
Reply to  Dale

Clark’s near Montesano, Wa…….best burger, fries and shakes

Leslie Berg
3 months ago

I love the old British Pathe videos of the postwar 50’s lifestyle, when camping was becoming increasingly popular. The expanding roof of the stylish motorhome is particularly ingenious.

Last edited 3 months ago by Leslie Berg
Jeb
3 months ago
Reply to  Leslie Berg

However, the narrator would be black balled for all his “sexist” remarks about airhead women.