Cuddles for Kids is Back

  Cuddles for Kids is back! That’s right folks, it’s that time of year again! The time when PPL Motorhomes collects teddy bears for our annual Cuddles for Kids Teddy Bear Drive. For years, police officers have collected and distributed teddy bears to children to comfort them at a crime, or accident. If you folks …

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One Last RV Trip Before School Starts

A lot of kiddos here in Texas head back to school next week, so now is your opportunity to hit the road with them one more time before it turns into “only on the weekends” during the school year. Fortunately we don’t have the flooding our neighbors in Louisiana are experiencing right now, although we …

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I May Love Galveston a Little More Now

So… Galveston. Man, I love it. Texas’ favorite island getaway just got a little better than I ever thought it could get. Do you know why? I just found out they’re hosting THE TEXAS MARGARITA FESTIVAL! Holy Mackerel, if that doesn’t sound awesome I’m not sure what’s wrong with you…but I bet it’s hard to …

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Upcycle Those Plastic Shopping Bags

How many of y’all have noticed all the plastic bags stuck to cactuses on I-10 between Tucson and Phoenix? I love Arizona, and I love driving through the desert, but that stretch of road might just be the ugliest spot on I-10. I had a friend in Arizona scoffingly tell me that a discarded plastic …

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RV Your Way To Inks Lake State Park

Inks Lake State Park is one of those true Texas Hill Country gems. It’s located in Burnet County north and west of Austin, TX. It’s one of Texas’ older state parks so it has that awesome 1930’s CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) look where the buildings from that era are made from the native materials and …

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Texas Handgun Laws For Driving

I realize in today’s hypersensitive America that a discussion of firearms and firearms law will automatically raise some folks’ hackles, so if you find yourself upset at the mere title of this blog, please refrain from reading further. As for the rest of us, let’s face it: our world ain’t getting any more sane these …

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Memorial Day and What It Means To Me

Memorial Day began after the Civil War as Decoration Day and was used to remember the fallen on BOTH sides of that tragic struggle. The South started recognition as early as 1866, with the North following suit two years later. It became Memorial Day at the end of the 1800’s, but it wasn’t until after …

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