FMC Magazine
FMC Magazine
July 2005
Fountains Of Youth Print Email
Do you remember Green Rivers, cherry limeades, and vanilla phosphates? If the names of these old-time drinks don't ring familiar, you may be from a younger generation that missed out on such concoctions the first time around. These drinks and many others were the favorites of soda fountain denizens 50 years ago.
The Footsteps Of Lewis And Clark Print Email
Near the start of the 19th century, the Corps of Discovery, a group of men led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, set out to explore America's newest land acquisition — the Louisiana Purchase. They departed on their journey from St.
Visual Aids Print Email
Changing lanes, backing up, and performing other maneuvers in a motorhome can be challenging. Potential blind spots along both sides of the coach can make it difficult to detect obstacles, even with mirrors.
Alfa See Ya Founder Edition Print Email

Alfa See Ya Founder EditionThe Alfa See Ya Founder Edition pushes the envelope when it comes to quality and value. Especially since its price tag — approximately $165,000 — includes everything one would expect in a well-appointed, yet no-frills, motorhome.

Cooking With Kids Print Email
Make summer trips with kids more entertaining by inviting the youngsters to participate in your meal planning. Children can help prepare some of these recipes; all are tasty treats that they'll enjoy.
Pineapple Drumsticks
12 small or six large chicken drumsticks
1/3-cup soy sauce
3 teaspoons minced garlic
10-ounce jar pineapple jam or preserves
1/4-cup soy sauce
1 jar strained plum baby food
1 jar strained apricot baby food
Place the chicken in a large resealable bag with the 1/3-cup soy sauce and the garlic.
A Traveling Teenager’s Perspective Print Email
Although RVing is usually associated with adults, I have a different perspective — that of a traveling teenager. Think back to your teenage years and try to imagine spending that time in an RV, traveling the country.
Check The Check Valve Print Email
Dear RV Doctor:
I have a 1986 Real-Lite 27-foot motorhome with a plumbing problem that I have not been able to resolve. When using the water pump while dry camping, I vent water overboard through the city water hookup until the pressure bleeds off after the pump switch has been shut off.
Readers’ Forum: July 2005 Print Email
An incorrect Web site was listed for ordering a narrated travel DVD noted in the April 2005 "Full-Timer's Primer" column (page 156). "Traveling the Devil's Backbone: RVing Along the Natchez Trace Parkway" by Steve and Gloria Gibbs, F321761, can be ordered for $14.99 at or by calling (248) 373-8469.

RV Equipment Company Comes To The Rescue
Dear Editor:
This is to confirm that Family Motor Coaching magazine really is of significant value to our many friends who participate in our lifestyle.
International Convention Site Specifications Print Email
FMCA's international conventions are a great benefit for our members. For a small fee, members receive a parking space and can enjoy three nights of high-quality entertainment; big band dancing, square dancing, and line dancing; seminars; crafts; a youth program; local tours; morning coffee hour and an ice cream social; and the opportunity to examine wares brought by hundreds of vendors who sell anything that can go in or on a motorhome.
The Four Corners Region Print Email
Approximately 2,000 years ago, nomadic people began settling down, building structures, and cultivating crops in what is now called the "Four Corners" region of the western United States. Some of the ancient structures still stand, more or less.
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