December 14, 2017

Editor's Note: I love this story that was first shared in the October 2013 issue of Cool Tears. From the original editor, Kevin Cross: "Back in January, while we where exhibiting at the Kansas City RV show I was introduced to Bill Gee. During our conversation I discove...

December 7, 2017

Editor's Note: This fantastic review of several different types of parks came from a reader a few weeks back. It was so excellent that I wanted to share Mike's views with all of our readers. He followed up with numerous fantastic photos from the trip. Enjoy!

My wife and...

December 1, 2017

When we decided to go to Alaska for our 45th anniversary, we began looking for a way to see as much of Alaska as possible.  After researching canned tours and cruises, we decided that buying a “Lil Guy” teardrop trailer and camping was our best and most economical opti...

November 22, 2017

Editor's Note: This story ran in the very first issue of Cool Tears Magazine back in January/February 2013. It is worth sharing time and time again as it weaves a timeless teardrop tale. As we spend a weekend giving thanks with friends and family, it is certainly appro...

November 16, 2017

Perhaps the best part of teardrop gatherings is the friendships that are built. This past August, I traveled to Indiana for the Crossroads of America gathering held every other year. CRA is a by-product of the Tearjerkers organization and is able to pull teardrop and t...

November 9, 2017

Thanksgiving Day is a short two weeks from TODAY! What a special time of year as we pause to spend time with family and friends for a day of thankfulness. Many traditions have begun in generations past and are lovingly carried on through the year...traditions like food...

October 13, 2017

Editor's Note: In 2015 we ran this Route 66 story on the cover. I had the honor of meeting Tim Foley and his wife at the Crossroads of America gathering in July of this year. What an amazing couple they are, and I sincerely loved hearing all about their teardrop and wh...

October 6, 2017

The origin of the Kenskill company goes back to 1946 in Burbank, California. Bill Kennedy made about 200 teardrop trailers by hand during the summers of 1946 and 1947. This modern teardrop trailer design is the footprint for man every modern teardrops manufactured toda...

September 28, 2017

The man was kneeling by a cold campfire. His lips were tight but he looked relaxed. A razor hadn’t touched his beard for several days. The skin on his face and hands was almost as dark as the leather jacket he wore over his well-used bib overalls. A clean white underga...

September 21, 2017

Benroy Trailer Products was a Burbank California company founded by Bennet Petersen and Roy Greenwood. The name Benroy came from a the combo of both founder's names. The original prototype was build by Bennet Peterson in 1953 and is now known as one of the classic tear...

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