Mosquitoes — deal with them (even if you can’t beat them)

By Greg Illes The first thing you’ll always hear about mosquitoes is DEET, the active ingredient in the most-effective (to date) repellent. “Get some DEET and go soak in it,” or something like that, is common advice. Our attitude about DEET is thoughtfully considered: it’s a toxin, you can’t drink it, so why put it on your skin? Now, that... Read More

Hygienic care of your RV sewer attachments

By George Bliss Hygiene: “Conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness.” RVers have to travel long distances and often are a distance away from the supply store. If you’re like me, you carry everything you need and more. As far as emptying your grey and black water tanks, you often need various attachments depending... Read More

Getting along — Pointers for a great RV partnership

By Greg Illes It is said that wherever your relationship is going, traveling together in an RV will take it there sooner. Here are some thoughts and pointers for traveling (and living) in close quarters with your loved one. “Right” and “Wrong” — get rid of them Does your brain work like this: “If I think one thing, and somebody... Read More

Be kind to your back with a lumbar support camp chair

By Greg Illes For anyone not familiar with the term, “lumbar” refers to that portion of your back just above your waist. The spinal vertebra in that area are relatively inflexible, and they put a lot of pressure on spinal discs when they are stressed. This seemingly minor physiological anomaly leads to one of the most common ailments in the... Read More