Category: Ramblings

Guest blog posts.

July 8, 2017
Coffee a Camping Staple

The crackle of the campfire above 10k feet of elevation in the predawn chill of the Rocky Mountains, accented by the massive echoing call of a bull Elk and a […]

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June 24, 2017
FOB Ollie

With the military many years behind, some of the terminology seems to have remained. I had used the term FOB, an acronym for Forward Operating Base, in a conversation with […]

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June 10, 2017

When we think about some of the mechanical problems we have experienced out there on the open road, we tend to think in terms of flats and fuel filters. This […]

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May 27, 2017

Although we were totally excited about our delivery of the new Oliver Legacy Elite. Even though we were knee deep into the item by item check list. Even though various […]

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May 13, 2017
Our Early Oliver History

One year, almost to the day, had passed, since Betty and I laid eyes on the first Oliver Legacy Elite that we had ever seen. That had been at the […]

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April 29, 2017
Axle Count

Just how many do you want to deal with? Over the years, as we came out of the work a day world and into retirement, our RVing style changed to […]

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April 15, 2017
Trip Planning with our Travel Trailer

It can start by browsing through a book, or maybe the internet, at any rate, our planning seems to usually start there. We identify places of interest and figure travel […]

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March 18, 2017
Ten Oliver Years Ago

Ten years have went by ever so fast! And, it seems just like yesterday. It was well after dark as we had left the Oliver Plant in Hohenwald. The factory crew had stayed […]

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March 4, 2017
Shopping Bags

Shopping bags galore! A quick way to store, use and dispose of those pesky plastic shopping bags by putting them in the trash right away. Out of sight, out of […]

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February 18, 2017

There are washers, and then there are washers, and you don’t have to own an travel trailer for very long before you figure out just which ones work for you. […]

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February 4, 2017
Freezeproof Camping

Our first year that we work camped for Amazon, was in Coffeyville, Kansas. We had just finished the sugar beet harvest up in North Dakota and the winter weather there […]

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January 21, 2017
Safety Detectors

It has been our tradition that just after the holidays, usually the first week in January, that we put new batteries in our travel trailer detectors and test them. However […]

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