Monthly Archives: July 2012

What do Sharks and the Volkswagen Beetle Have in Common?

Since 1988, Discovery Channel has aired a week-long series of feature television programs dedicated to sharks, usually running in July or August. Volkswagen plans to take a big bite out of this year’s Shark Week, which airs on the Discovery … Continue reading

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Shark Week 2012

Launched in 1988, Shark Week is gearing up to celebrate its 25th year anniversary, with new specials such as “Shark Week’s 25 Best Bites,” which will “look back at the greatest breaches, brushes, and bites with the ocean’s apex predator.” The … Continue reading

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Consumers Digest Rates Komfort Travel Trailer as “Best Buy”

Goshen, Indiana-based Dutchmen Manufacturing, Inc. announced that their Komfort 2410RK Rear Kitchen travel trailer was rated a “Best Buy” by Consumers Digest. The rating appears in the publication’s May/June 2012 issue and is online. Please note: You must be a … Continue reading

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Fleetwood RV Introduces New Excursion Models

Decatur, Indiana-based Fleetwood RV, Inc., a leading producer of Class A and Class C recreational vehicles, announced the addition of two new floor plans for its compact Class A diesel pusher, the Excursion. Both floor plans boast contemporary layouts featuring … Continue reading

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EverGreen Introduces Two New Ever-Lite Models

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC announces two new floor plans in its Ever-Lite line of travel trailers. The new 2013 Ever-Lite floor plans include: 30RLW-DS 30KIS-DIS The lightweight, easy-to-tow Ever-Lite is the first product EverGreen RV produced when the … Continue reading

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Good Sam Announces 2013 Rally Dates

The Good Sam Club has announced dates for the organization’s two scheduled rallies in 2013. The first event will be held April 11-14 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Balloon Fiesta Field, according to yesterday’s news release. The second rally … Continue reading

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Dry Your World with ProDriPole

ProDriPole is designed to maximize the removal of excess moisture from the air. New to the retail market in 2012, the ProDriPole is a technically advanced moisture absorber ideal for use in recreational vehicles, holiday homes, and boat cabins, especially … Continue reading

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Dragonflies Habitat: Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, NM

With its wide variety of habitats ranging from the Pecos River and saline sinkholes, to ponds, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is an ideal place to find dragonflies. Its location in eastern New Mexico puts the Refuge within the range … Continue reading

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Birding Hotspot: Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, NM

UFO sightings may have put Roswell, New Mexico, on the map, but at nearby Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, strange creatures are more than visitors. They inhabit odd sinkholes, playa lakes, seeps, and gypsum springs fed by an underground river. … Continue reading

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Facts about Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases

Tick-borne diseases including Lyme can attack virtually any system in the body. Some of the first symptoms may include a flu-like condition, with fever, chills, headache, stiff neck, achiness, and fatigue. Other symptoms can include pain in various joints and muscles, … Continue reading

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