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How RV Heating and Cooling Really Work

Using the climate control in an RV is simple, but there are a few things that make it different than using a home system.<p>Understanding when to run …

Tour Kentucky's historic Woodford Reserve Distillery

The first Kentucky Derby was held in 1875, at a time when the Pepper clan was already in its third generation of whiskey production at the current site of the Woodford Reserve Distillery. The former has gone onto become one of the world's preeminent sporting events, while the latter was eventually …

Whiskey

Experts Say This $45 Bottle of Bourbon Is the Best in the World

The panel behind the World Whiskies Awards — made up of 17 whiskey reviewers, bartenders, spirit industry professionals and former distillers — …

Spices

RV DIY Article – Why & How To Exercise RV Generators

When I was in the military I was in charge of some very large maintenance operations. One of those maintenance assignments was with the 82nd Signal …

'RV Sewer Hose Tips & Tricks' by RV Education 101

Home RV Education 101 Video: 'RV Sewer Hose Tips & Tricks' by RV Education 101<p>Posted by Rick Kessler 0<p>Enjoy this 2:46 video from Mark Polk of RV …

How to Replace Incandescent and Halogen Bulbs With LEDs in Your RV

<b>LED lighting is all the rage right now.</b><p>In this article you’ll learn how to change out your incandescent and halogen bulbs and replace them with …

Home Automation

Public vs Private Campgrounds: Pros and Cons

When you’re getting ready to set out on the camping trip of a lifetime, there’s a lot to think about and plan out.<p>First, you have to figure out where …

RV Life: Preparing for a Travel Day

Being on the road full-time means a lot of travel days. On average, we travel once or twice per week. You may think that moving the motorhome is as …

10 Most Stunning Desert Escapes in the U.S.

We love lush tropical locales, but arid landscapes can be just as awe-inspiring. Check out these dramatic desert destinations.<p>Mystical and majestic, …

Trump's enemy is not your friend: why we shouldn't defend Amazon

Why must we choose between the worst president of our lifetimes and one of the most rapacious corporate enterprises in the country?<p>President Trump last week resumed his campaign of critical tweets about the online retailer Amazon, which he accuses of paying too little in taxes and of getting too …

Donald Trump

H.R. McMaster's parting shot at his dictator-loving boss

On Tuesday, H.R. McMaster — the still-uniformed Army lieutenant general who won medals for valor in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Persian Gulf — peaced out on his role as national security advisor to President Trump.<p>For about a year, the president had humiliated McMaster as if he were a cowering pharma …

Realities Of U.S.-China Trade Illustrate Why Trump's Tariffs Won't Succeed

There’s good news and bad news with the trade relations between the United States and China, the world’s two largest economies.<p>The good news: While there might be a little escalation left in the tit-for-tat tariffs being announced from Washington and Bejing, President Trump and Chinese President Xi …

China

The 25 Most Important Bourbons Ever Made

If you asked a spirits expert a quarter century ago to name the most important bourbons ever made, they might have wondered whether America’s …

Whiskey

Lobbyist couple had to change the locks on Pruitt

People familiar with the EPA administrator’s condo rental say the arrangement, which has drawn intense scrutiny, was supposed to be a temporary fix, but he overstayed his welcome.<p>Scott Pruitt was only supposed to be living in the Capitol Hill condominium that has become a focal point of his latest …

Donald Trump

In reaction to Trump, millions of Americans are joining protests and getting political

Tens of millions of Americans have joined protests and rallies in the past two years, their activism often driven by admiration or outrage toward President Trump, according to a Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll showing a new activism that could affect November elections.<p>One in five …

Rights & Freedoms

12 Essential Bourbons for Your Liquor Cabinet

What’s not to love about the quintessential American whiskey? Bourbon is an enduring favorite, a spirit that survived the years of Prohibition; …

Maker's Mark

Signature Whiskey & Bourbon: Interesting Brands of Whiskey

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.”<br>― Mark Twain<p>Let us take a note from Mark Twain and jump right into …

Whiskey

What Fresh Hell Is This?

On Monday, it was "The Death of the Brand Ambassador." Today, it is "Revenge of the Global Partner," reminding us that fanciful titles for paid …

7 Gadgets That Should Be in Your Emergency Kit

Relatively speaking, the last few years have been tame on the hurricane front. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

The Bourbon Bucket List: 15 Bourbons You Need to Try at Least Once

No other drink is as American as bourbon. Eastern Europeans can carry the vodka flag, the Scottish can bring the best scotch, but we’ll take a bottle …

Whiskey

5 Great-Tasting Bourbons That Won't Break Your Budget

Perfect gifts for your Valentine (or for yourself).<p>With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, here are five small-batch and single-barrel bourbons …

Whiskey Review: Four Roses Al Young 50th Anniversary

Al Young has been an integral part of the Four Roses organization for 50 years. He spent the earlier part of his career in various quality control …

Flavors

Whiskey Review: Old Forester Statesman (2017)

Fans of the Kingsman series of action adventure movies know the next release, The Kingsman: The Golden Circle, is due out in September. For bourbon …

Stonefruit

Fred Noe Looks Back on 25 Years of Knob Creek

What a difference a quarter-century makes when you’re in the bourbon business. Back in 1992, Jim Beam launched Knob Creek, one of four small batch …

Whiskey

Old Forester Releases Statesman Bourbon - The Bourbon Review

Story by Caroline Paulus<br>Photos Courtesy of Brown Forman<p>First announced in May as a companion to the second Statesman movie (who’s plot line includes …

Bourbon Whiskey

Sipp’n Corn Bourbon Review – Rhetoric 23-year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey

According to its press release, Rhetoric 23 was distilled between 1990 and 1993 at the Bernheim Distillery while it was owned by United Distillers. …

Whiskey Review: Firestone & Robertson TX Straight Bourbon

With the most prominent thing on this bottle of bourbon being the giant vertical ‘TX,’ one quickly infers that this bottle is full of Texas pride. …

Flavors

Buying Bourbon, the Arok Way

Old Rip Van Winkle 25 Year Old Bourbon Review

If you don’t have a horseshoe permanently implanted in your body, this unicorn may never cross your path. If you do have a local bar fortunate enough …

Whiskey

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different …