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Monthly Archives: April 2012

RiverCat Journal: Judgment Day

Current Venue:  Las Vegas, NV Campground: The Hitchin’ Post I PASSED my audition.  Thanks for the wishes and prayers. Now I can begin examining my budget and how I’m going to stretch my finances for 6 weeks.  I’d also like to find my permanent campground within the next few days and get my van checked … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Baker Grade

Current Venue:  Las Vegas, NV Campground: The Hitchin’ Post   “Don’t Overheat.  Turn off A/C next 15 miles.” That was the sign I observed Sunday in the middle of a brutal desert just outside Baker, California — not a very likely place for me to turn off the air conditioner.  But what does it mean?  … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Barstow

Current Venue:  Barstow, CA Campground: Shady Lane RV Camp   I keep Jeepers’ travel kennel outdoors so I can put him out whenever he so desires.  It’s a large kennel with a small kitty litter in back for his early-ride-jitter-BM’s at the beginning of each trip.  I was quite surprised this morning when, upon checking … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Bee !

Current Venue:  Bakersfield, CA Campground: A Country RV Park Here’s a summary of my Journey so far… Feb 28 – March.  I was pressed into action one month early after getting fired from “The Asylum.”  This spelled disaster, as I didn’t have nearly enough money in my savings, nor was I finished making improvements to … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: 48 Ugly and Bolo

Current Venue:  Lodi, CA Campground: Flag City RV Resort Tuesday morning I had to switch parks.  You can see the sag in the rear end of the van without the lift of the leaf springs.  But it was only 5 miles to Flag City and I made it without a hitch.  In fact, I even … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Dusk at the KOA

Current Venue:  Lodi, CA Campground: Stockton KOA Monday would be my last evening at the KOA.  The park will be filling up with military vehicle collectors and I have to move down the road as I wait on the part for my van.  I’m trading in the amenities and the weeping willows for a concrete … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Awl Leathered Up

Current Venue:  Lodi, CA Campground: Stockton KOA Day Trip:   Isleton, CA First, let me introduce you to base camp.  Directly across from my site are some wonderful weeping willows and the dog park.  Jeepers had a terrific time here Wednesday and I finally, FINALLY got a decent picture of him! The pool comes complete … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Damage Report

Current Venue:  Lodi, CA Campground: Stockton KOA Wait a minute! If you’re one of the millions of Ramblin RiverCat subscribers, you probably recognize this picture from a previous post.  But I assure you this photo is not recycled.  Nope, that is a brand new puddle of anti-freeze.  You see, this is how the RiverCat marks … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Stranded in the Delta : Feedblitz

I’m stranded in Lodi, California for a week — waiting on a part for the van.  More on that in one of my other posts today… And that brings me to the purpose of this short post.  It’s about Feedblitz.  Those of you who subscribe to it have mentioned that on several occasions you did … Continue reading »

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RiverCat Journal: Wine Country

Current Venue:  Petaluma, CA Campground: Petaluma KOA Day Trip:  Wine Country and American Canyon, CA   I was intending to leave today but couldn’t decide where to go!  So, I stayed. I did find a terrific resource, however.  Mapquest.  Sure, long before GPS was popular, I used the site for driving directions…and then all but … Continue reading »

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