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Jan 22, 2019 - Useful RV Website Links

. . . allstays.com/Campgrounds (almost every possible place to camp) allstays.com/c/wal-mart-locations.htm (which Walmarts allow overnight parking) Allstays smartphone applications (Find RV parks, Walmarts allowing parking, and more on your phone.) adventurerv.net (a good supplier of RV parts and accessories) . Awning Maintenance (everything you need to know) boondockerswelcome.com (be welcomed by thousands of fellow RVers to park on their property) campedthere.com (read or write reviews about RV parks you plan to visit or have...

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May 1, 2018 - Back to Minnesota

. With the weather looking good back in Minnesota, at least on the reports and maps on my smartphone, Hazel and I headed north from New Mexico. Climbing over the mountains, with some rain and snow showers, we spent the night at the Alamosa Walmart. Not having been to a Walmart lately, there was some pent-up demand for provisions, I think that night of free camping cost me nearly a hundred bucks. But, it was all things we needed, and it was a nice place to stop, with beautiful mountains visible through the clouds behind the store. . The...

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Jul 19, 2013 - Low Cabin Power at Briggs Lake

My daughter Annie and her husband Steve have a cabin on Briggs Lake, near Palmer, Minnesota. Just 20 miles from home in Princeton, we get over here often, driving the motorhome, and setting up on the front lawn. The lake is on the other side, but we can catch a good view of it from where we park. Last year, I had a local electrician wire in a 30 amp plug-in, thinking finally I was going to be able to run the motorhome air conditioner. I'd tried a few times, with a 15/30 amp "dog bone" adapter, but the circuit breaker wouldn't handle it. So,...

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Sep 5, 2011 - Labor Day at Steve and Annie's cabin

Hazel and I only had to travel about 20 miles to get away for the Labor Day weekend, my daughter Annie and my son-in-law Steve's cabin is on Briggs Lake just outside of Palmer, Minnesota. That's just a short scenic backroad trip from Princeton. My son Joe and his family, and my son Andy and his girlfriend Katie, were here on Friday afternoon, we showed-up on Saturday, backing the motorhome into the familiar parking space in front of the cabin. It was windy, and a bit chilly, with temps getting down into the 50's that night. And, every once...

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