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Sun Seeker 3D

Now that we have an awesome solar power setup (AM Solar rocks!) the question arises – Will we have sun at this campsite? I found this cool iPhone app called Sun Seeker 3D. It uses the iphone's built-in GPS to figure out where you are, the date and time to…


Solar Upgrade In Progress

Right now, the trailer is at AM Solar getting 400W of solar panels, a charge controller, a converter/inverter, and 6 300AH 6V AGM batteries installed. We are headed off the grid.     (Posted by Kevin)

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Wine Storage

Wine bottles knocking around in the cupboards just wasn't cutting it.  We found these cool stacking wine crates at The Container Store last week: Two of them fit nicely in the cupboard at the foot of the bed: (Posted by Laura)

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The Best Views

We got a great spot on the lake at Detroit Lake this week.  In my opinion, the best spots in a campground are the spots where your main view contains no other RVs or campers.  This one is close to perfect.   View from our dinette: I think we're going…

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Rainbow Trout

We rented a boat today at Detroit Lake and went fishing for trout. We caught about a dozen trout, but only kept three to eat.    Kevin knows how to filet fish, but these are a little too small for that, so we looked up how to clean 'em on…

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They make bright turquoise flannel pajamas with little Airstream trailers printed on them. They also make all-black sweats. I own both. The good thing about the blue flannel pajamas is that they’ve got cute little Airstreams. The good thing about the black sweats is that you don’t look like a dork when…

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Weekend Warriors

Earlier, at about 2pm this afternoon, we walked past a campsite and overheard the following: Woman:  How do you expect me to drive???  I've already had five martinis! Man:  I wasn't askin' you to drive! Nice! (Posted by Laura)

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In Central Oregon there's Lavaland…and in and around Lavaland there are many cool things to explore. The landscape is harsh and craggy and there are lava tubes and obsidian fields and lava forests. At the top of the Lava Butte Cinder Cone, they have several little 8×10 wooden placards showing…

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