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  • Curtis
    Curtis:
    If you haven't done so yet, please grab your "RVILLAGE CARES" badge by going to your edit profile page here: www.rvillage.com/members/edit/profile and then checking it under the clubs area. (right there with the FMCA ,Escapees etc list). Solidarit...  more
    • September 7, 2017
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  • Curtis
    Curtis:
    I great group for those who may suffer a bit more than others. Or even for those who have valuable insights through their own life's intersections.
    • June 5
  • Dudley and Brenda
    Dudley and Brenda:
    Need help finding RV Park nearEastland Tx and again in Pacos, Tx.
    Thank you for your input! :)
    • March 9
    • · via iPhone
    • Dudley and Brenda
      Birdie There are a couple of cgs at Lake Leon which is SE of Eastland. There is a cg between Eastland and Cisco about 1/2 mile off I20. There is also a WalMart in Eastland. I have not stayed at any of these spots. They came up in AllStays I am wondering if you m...  more
      • March 9
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      • Dudley and Brenda
        Dudley and Brenda Thank you, Birdie! No, it is Pecos, Tx.
        I
        Will check out the campground s you suggested. Thank you so very much for your response.
        • March 9
    • Dudley and Brenda
      CruisingSeniors Just be careful driving on 285 north out of Pecos. All the oil traffic has created a very bad stretch. Driving our car, blew out two tires and bent one of the rims when hit a pot hole. We were told that the area where we hit the hole was not the worst stretch.
  • Dreams do come true
    Dreams do come true:
    Ok, I have been on some sites and everyone is saying how they are selling their houses and hitting the road, or they are downsizing and going full time.
    I have a big question? How did you get there?
    Bob and I are excited to get there but, not sure if it ...  more
    • January 30
    • Dennis & Theresa Hinrichsen and 4 others like this.
    • Dreams do come true
      Birdie I have been full time since 2009. I expect to reach a point in about 3 years that I will come off the road. However, I have said that for the last two years. It may not change. I didn’t have the opportunity to see our great country while working. I cannot...  more
    • Dreams do come true
      Dreams do come true Thank you so much for all your comments. I thinking we are doing the right things as we are thinking the same thing. We have camped and traveled before and can't wait to get out there. Thanks for all the encourgement. See you on the road.. "Dreams do come...  more
    • Dreams do come true
      Fancy Pants Yes just sold mine. Gods idea not mine. Could not do it alone another way Hide 1 Reply
      • Dreams do come true
        Sharon waterbug You are gonna have a good time.  Just wish I was that far in selling the house.
        I have been oh so ready to move on to see the wild blue yonder!
        • May 7
    • Dreams do come true
      Diana Custis Ken and I sold our large home 8 years ago. Bought our 40 ft Country Coach MH moved into a Mobil Home pk for 6 yrs to try smaller living. While we waited for Ken to retire, We never regretted our decision you will be surprised with how much stuff you have ...  more
      • March 10
    • Dreams do come true
      Ralph and Doris Blankenship We work really hard for our home and I can't really let it go so we are going to lease the home while we are out RVing. Hope and pray everything works out will have to keep making trips back to the house every 3 to 6 months but we bought a 30 foot 5th whe...  more
  • HwyHiatus
    HwyHiatus:
    What ongoing recovery activities are happening in Florida now, if any?
    • January 7
    • · via mobile
    • HwyHiatus
      Andy101 My brother is on Big Pine Key. He says all debris has been cleaned up though structures are still being rebuilt.
      • January 7
    • HwyHiatus
      Mike and Nancy - Canadian RVillage Ambassador It depends on where you are referring too. Here in South Central Florida the damages were minimal and there is little to no evidence. While we haven't been there yet, Naples still has considerable damage they are working on.
      • January 8
  • Curtis
    Curtis:
    The best realtime wind map I could find on the web:
    • October 7, 2017
    • · via iPhone
    • 360TRUE (Paul & Gail) and 9 others like this.
    • Curtis
      Steve & Diane Neat map.
      • October 7, 2017
    • Curtis
      Gary & Edi Koss It's a keeper.
      • October 7, 2017
    • Curtis
      Mac & Berta That's a really neat tool. Did you see the new storms coming across the Atlantic?
      • October 8, 2017
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      • Curtis
        Curtis yup. (ugh)
        • October 8, 2017
    • Curtis
      Jean Selene Sonoran Nomad Very elegant map!
      • January 8
    • Curtis
      SACnFrau Pretty cool app!
      • January 30
  • Curtis
    Curtis:
    Please notify your friends on the Gulf Coast through social media and here in RVillage to PLEASE stay out of harm's way. If you are in that area, please post in your park feeds, and consider relocating today. Every single person I have ever known over th...  more
    • October 6, 2017
    • Steve & Debbie Weishaar and 10 others like this.
    • Curtis
      Robbie & Alice Our hope is those who have common sense on their side will take your warning!
    • Curtis
      Steve & Debbie Weishaar We left the FL Panhandle earlier today and headed to Lake Park, GA. Decided to run from the wind and see an area we haven't been to before.
    • Curtis
      Birdie Friends rallying in New Orleans left Friday morning. Their RV Park shutdown today, Saturday, at noon! This years seems to be the 100 year for these ‘things’!
    • Curtis
      The Bradleys We live in Gulfport where Nate made landfall.  Saturday were ready to pull out and head northwest after my wife got off work and we stopped in Long Beach to pick up our daughter and grandson.  Our daughters fiancé is in the Coast Guard and had t...  more
  • Marion Smith
    Marion Smith :
    Hi Curtis. Just saw the post about the upgrade to the rvillage app. When I looked at downloading it, it is an install not an upgrade? Do we need to uninstall the present app and then install the new app? I am using android phones and tablets, if that mak...  more
    • September 23, 2017
    • · via mobile
    • Larry Holbrook and 1 other like this.
    • Marion Smith
      Curtis It's an upgrade. Just update the app, then sign in. Do not create a new account. If you want, you can also delete the current app, and then re-install it from google play. None of your info will be lost. Again, if you re-download it, just sign in... do no...  more Hide 1 Reply
      • Marion Smith
        Marion Smith Thank You! That was a quick answer. I was unsure and didn't want to mess anything up. ?
    • Marion Smith
      David & Leslie My changeover worked as an upgrade... and took about 15 seconds.
    • Marion Smith
      Wink & Mary Ann Looks like it is going where we ran to from Irma. back home on the west coast now. I think it was following us. We stopped in Robertdale, Alb. I still put the slid in one night for a while as the wind got up there to around 40 MPH.
      • October 6, 2017
  • Viewer
    Viewer :
    Just home from a week camping in Wisconsin and Michigan. Heading out Monday for Corpus Christi Red Cross deployment. Will be driving Emergency Response Vehicle delivering food/supplies/?. It's a little smaller than my 24' camper...so, piece of cake!
    • September 23, 2017
    • The Godfrey's and 10 others like this.
    • Viewer
      L.D.Clark Where in WI ?
      • September 23, 2017
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    • Viewer
      L.D.Clark Safe travels
    • Viewer
      Curtis So grateful for folks like you! Thank you!!!
    • Viewer
      Scott & Judy Safe travels and thank you!
  • Curtis
    Curtis:
    • September 23, 2017
    • Scott & Judy and 1 other like this.
    • Curtis
      Curtis unitedforpuertorico.com/ 


      From their website:  


      United for Puerto Rico


      Together Changing Paths
      United for Puerto Rico is an initiative brought forth by the F...  more
  • Kent & Juanita
    Kent & Juanita:
    My husband and I just got home last night from working with Operation Blessing in Port Arthur, TX. It is so heartbreaking to see the anguish these souls are going through. We were only able to work with 2 families before heading home. There is so so much ...  more
    • September 16, 2017
    • · via mobile
    • Hank & Shirleen and 10 others like this.
    • Kent & Juanita
      Curtis Thanks for posting this! Please also post any website or phone links for people to contact them so they can volunteer as well. Again. Thank you!
    • Kent & Juanita
      HitchedUp how do you find out about these services?
      • September 23, 2017
    • Kent & Juanita
      Kent & Juanita We work with a group called Operation Blessing. They are connected with the 700 Club on CBN. This is the 3rd disaster we have volunteered with and will continue with them. There is also Baptist Disaster Relief which is also good and probably many more. Mo...  more