Posts by Duane

Asheville West KOA Review

Asheville West KOA Office - it was late October during our stay and they had decorated accordingly

Asheville West KOA Office – it was late October during our stay and they had decorated accordingly Overall Rating: ♥♥••• Address: 309 Wiggins Rd, Candler, NC 28715 Phone: 828.665.7015 Website: http://www.ashevillekoa.com/ Verizon: ♦♦♦• WiFi: ♦♦♦•• Pros: Close to BearWaters Brewing in Canton, NC (about 6 miles away) Close (but not the closest) to downtown Asheville…

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End of the Northward Push chapter

Northward Push Chapter Map

The End of a Chapter – The Northward Push Chapter The Northward Push Chapter has come to an end and it’s time to start planning our next chapter.  What will it be?  Lora and I have always found it exciting to plan the next chapter, but before we go there here are some highlights from…

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Cinoton Solar LED Flame Torches

Solar torches after dark with Roxie

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ∗∗∗∗∗ Amazon Link Click Here The Cinoton solar powered LED flame torches are the most noticed and asked about RV accessory that we use On Nowhere Road.  We have four of the torches that we set out if we are staying at a site for more than just one night.  They create…

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Vent Insulator And Skylight Cover

Camco RV Vent Insulator And Skylight Cover Top

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ∗∗∗∗∗ Amazon Link Click Here Now that colder weather is here, it’s a good time to talk about one important and easy way to keep the warmth inside your RV and the cold out. One way we’ve found is by insulating our RV’s roof hatches.  It sounds too simple, but in fact,…

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Technology Research’s Surge Guard 34850

Technology Research's Surge Guard 34850

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ∗∗∗∗• Amazon Link Click Here Technology Research’s Surge Guard 34850 is one of those RV accessories that you don’t want to plop down the big bucks for, but it really is a must have item to protect your RV.  It’s not very glamorous, it’s pricey, but you gotta have it. The Surge…

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Zero-G 25 Foot Hose

Zero-G Hose

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ∗∗∗∗∗ ASSEMBLED IN THE USA Amazon Link Click Here The Zero-G hose for boats and RVs by Teknor Apex is a flexible hose that is made to a much higher standard than other flexible hoses.  The hose is basically made with an inner and outer layer.  The inner layer is a Tru-Flex…

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EEZTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System

EEZTire Tire Pressure Monitor

RECOMMENDATION: Buy RATING: ∗∗∗∗• Amazon Link Click Here The EEZTire Tire Pressure Monitoring System by EEZ RV Products is a wireless tire monitoring system that monitors your vehicles tire pressure and temperature.  We have found this little device to be priceless.  It’s ease of use along with the peace of mind it gives you makes the…

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Mysterious Orange Stove Flame

Propane Stove Flame

The other day, Lora and I noticed that our coach, Freya’s, propane stove flame was burning orange.  What th…  At first, I thought, “Dang. We’re low on propane.”  But a quick check of the propane gauge showed that we had plenty of propane. Next, we took off the stove top and looked to make sure…

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AutoMagic Power

Freyas power filter

Soooooo, this morning I was getting ready for a conference call with the guys I contract with and suddenly there was a loud crack, then static, then silence, and the TV screen was blank.  My initial thought was that a power spike had come in through the campground TV cable since everything else seemed fine. …

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Mama Gertie’s Hideaway Campground

The entrance to Mama Gertie's Hideaway Campground

Rating: ♥♥♥♥• Address: 15 Uphill Rd. Swannanoa, NC 28778 Phone: 877.686.4258 Website: http://www.mamagerties.com/ Verizon: ♦♦••• WiFi: ♦♦••• Pros: Beautiful campground Camp store Friendly and helpful staff Close to downtown Asheville, NC and many restaurants and microbreweries Close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and hiking trails Cons: No pool (not a biggie for us, but if…

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