Tag Archives: Snowbird

Snowbirds Anticipate Baseball Spring Training 2014

Rogers Hornsby was once asked what he did in the winter when there’s no baseball. “I stare out the window and wait for spring,” the baseball great replied. There is nothing as magical as spring training for a northern baseball … Continue reading

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Luling: Texas-style Promised Land

Luling is conveniently located in the heart of Texas at the crossroads of US 90 and 183, Texas 80 and 86, and Interstate 10. Less than an hour from San Antonio and Austin, Luling sits at the southern edge of … Continue reading

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Luling: Sixty-One Years of Thumpin’

Watermelons have been associated with  Luling since the 1950s, when truck farming began to take off in the area. In 1953, Luling residents held the first Watermelon Thump, a festival featuring live music and a seed spitting competition (ready to … Continue reading

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Luling: Barbecue Central

Some people dream of a “land flowing with milk and honey.” But I dream of one that’s rich with Texas barbecue…and watermelons. The good news is that such a magical place exists in the Central Texas town of Luling. And … Continue reading

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Good Sam Announces 2014 Top Rated RV Parks

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory has announced the 2014 Top Rated RV Parks. Awarded perfect 10/10*/10 ratings, these 101 RV parks and campgrounds feature the most desired amenities, cleanest facilities, and most attractive properties and locations. … Continue reading

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New RV Park Proposed for Red Rock Country

An RV park named Sedona Views is proposed to be built along SR 260 between Cottonwood and Camp Verde in Verde Valley giving competition to existing RV parks Thousand Trails and Distant Drums and raising the visitor accommodations in the … Continue reading

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The GRAND Gathering: World’s Largest Gathering of Grands & Great-Grands

The GRAND Gathering, the World’s Largest Gathering of Grand Parents and Great-Grand Parents, is planned for Quartzsite from March 6 to 9. So many Grands and Great-Grands are expected, organizers hope to set a new world record. The Quartzsite Improvement … Continue reading

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Organizing Photos

The Digital Photography and RVing series will now focus on the second of the three steps of digital photography: Organizing and editing photos. You’ve taken photos with your new digital camera. Now what? Digital Workflow You can download your photos … Continue reading

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Good Sam Announces Top Extended Stay RV Parks for 2014

The Good Sam RV Travel Guide and Campground Directory announced its list of Top Extended Stay RV Parks for 2014. Good Sam editors and consultants chose the list of Extended Stay Parks from the annual publication’s database of 8,000 private parks. The … Continue reading

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Concluding Photo Tips/Suggestion

Specks of Dust First of all, let’s clear up one point: Dust on your lens will rarely show up in the photo because you’ll always be focusing much farther than the front element of your lens—the location of the dust. … Continue reading

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