Category Archives: Consumerism

Going Solar

Here’s an idea. We have several acres of land, most of it covered by brush. A few animals live on our land. Otherwise it just sits there. We have no power or water on the land. The local power company … Continue reading

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Good Sam Club Roadside Service & Advertising

For those of us whose greatest fear is of your RV breaking down and leaving us stranded by the side of the road, there are several companies willing to help. They provide roadside assistance when incidents like those happen. They … Continue reading

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Changing the Oil in Your Cummins equipped Ram 2500

Yesterday while I was changing the oil in my Ram 2500, I thought about many things. Chief among them is, why am I even doing this? Changing the oil in the Cummins-equipped x500 is a royal pain, mostly due to … Continue reading

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Getting your RV Ready

Before getting into it, if you have any ideas on preparing an RV for a lengthy tour, please leave a message or a URL to your blog. Anything that helps is, well, a help, A few weeks ago, I wrote … Continue reading

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How Much Can I Tow With My Truck?

Saw a couple of YouTube videos on how much can I tow. Ah, I lost the other video, but that’s ok.  The two guys who did them; one was a truck/RV expert, the other was a person just doing videos … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Gander Mountain

Some of you know the sporting goods store Gander Mountain is going out of business. I was one of those people sad to see Gander Mountain shutting down. It was an option for those of us into the outdoors, for … Continue reading

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Latest Cruise

About 18 months ago, I booked a cruise while on board a cruise. My intent was to sail aboard the Carnival Breeze and eat Guy Fieri’s burgers. That’s it. That was my only goal, besides getting roasted on a nightly … Continue reading

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┬áBlack Friday, Military Style

I can hardly get my wife to go Black Friday shopping. Recently, I’ve succeeded in getting her to go to Wal-Mart. She draws the line at military stores. They are simply not set up for high volume shopping. Today, I … Continue reading

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Did We Mention Black Friday?

Now that our bitter post on the NFL is done, onto some fun stuff! As longtime BSP followers know, I’m a big fan of BLACK FRIDAY. Not so much a fan of BLACK THURSDAY, a portion of which is spent … Continue reading

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Panhandling and How We Treat Each Other

I live in South Texas in a city with a reputation for helping people. For example, San Antonio set aside a building on Port San Antonio for refugees from Hurricane Katrina. I know how labor-intensive that effort was, because I … Continue reading

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