FMC Magazine
FMC Magazine
February 2002
Georgia's Gorgeous Barrier Islands Print Email
Voodoo, alligators, wild horses, African culture, and the wealthiest families in the United States -- all are part of the history of Georgia's barrier islands. They're also still a part of the islands' modern-day heritage.
At dawn, the mist rises on the marshes that skirt the coast of Georgia.
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Second-Generation Full-Timers Print Email
There it was, a dream come true, parked in his own driveway. It surely was an impressive piece of machinery: a sturdy-looking tan-and-brown motorhome.
The year was 1964, and the Clark Cortez was among the first breeds of type A manufactured coaches on the market.
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Attending The RVIA Trade Show Print Email
Each year during the week following Thanksgiving, a gigantic recreation vehicle trade show is staged in Louisville, Kentucky. This event -- which ranks as one of the largest trade shows in the United States -- is sponsored by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA).
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Proposed Changes To FMCA's Constitution And Bylaws Print Email
I would like to bring you up-to-date on the Constitution & Bylaws Committee's proposed changes to the FMCA Constitution and Bylaws. These changes are not final and are subject to review by the Governing Board during its meeting in Hutchinson, Kansas, on September 29 and 30, 2002.
FMCA contracted with Ms.
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Is Full-Timing In Your Future? Print Email
As a full-time RVer, I find it remarkable how often I hear "I wish I were doing that," or "That sounds wonderful," or "You're so lucky." Other full-timers will agree that it is wonderful and we're all lucky to have this option available. In fact, full-timers are inclined to tell you it’s the only way to live.
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The Traveling Quilt Print Email
Since retiring in 1993, Juanita Freeman, F157418, has had two traveling companions -- her husband, Ray, and her hand-stitched "Grandmother's Flower Garden" quilt.
For the past eight years, the quilt, a work in progress, has accompanied Juanita across North America -- from Mexico to Canada; from Miami, Florida to Washington state; and even to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. During summers spent in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and winters in Yuma, Arizona, Juanita has carefully crafted the quilt, piece by piece.
Before retiring from her job as a school bus driver, Juanita had made machine-stitched quilts for several years.
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On A Roll Print Email
Here are some time-saving recipes that can be whipped up on the go or made partially at home and finished in the motor coach.
Smoked Salmon Roll
Stir this up several days ahead of time and keep it cold. Serve it surrounded by crackers so everyone can scoop and spread what they want.
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Exploring Columbus, Georgia Print Email
Columbus may not be one of the top destination cities in Georgia. However, folks who explore it are richly rewarded.
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Quality Control Series: Alfa Leisure Inc. Print Email
This is the eighth in a series of articles written by motorhome manufacturers that address the subject of quality control. Recently, FMCA commercial members involved in the production of type A, type B, and type C motorhomes were invited to describe the quality-control strategies they have in place at their manufacturing facilities.
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National Landmarks — West Print Email
Last month we checked out some of the national historic landmarks located east of the Appalachians -- this month we’ll move westward. You’ll notice a considerable difference between the subjects this month.
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