Bernice studied at Western Maryland College from 1970 to 1981.
(Hailed by recreational vehicle industry leaders as a demy...)
Hailed by recreational vehicle industry leaders as a demystifying, real-life account, At Your Own Pace: Traveling Your Way in Your Motorhome, 2nd Edition, details motorhome travel from the wheels up--the questions, conflicts, and adjustments as well as the joys, excitement, and discoveries. More than a travelogue, this book (with an updated and expanded appendix) is the perfect introduction to motorhoming.
(Experience the wonders of Alaska during a 44 day cross-co...)
Experience the wonders of Alaska during a 44 day cross-country journey by motorhome. Shows the how-to of motorhoming while telling what's it like to be part of a 12-recreational vehicle caravan exploring this spectacular region. Learn the joys and pitfalls of traveling with others and handling the unique challenges of long-distance travel and camping in the wilderness.
(Join the Beards on their latest RV adventures as they hea...)
Join the Beards on their latest RV adventures as they head west to explore the contrasting scenes of the spectacular Centennial State--Colorado--as part of a two-RV caravan. Shows readers the freedom, independence, and adventure of motorhome travel in an entertaining account of the author's journey from Maryland to Colorado.
Bernice received B.A. in English from Western Maryland College in 1974, and M.A. in 1981.
Bernice Beard began her career as stenographer and secretary at Baltimore Gas and Electric Company in 1944. She also served for one year as feature writer at Carroll County Times, Westminster, Maryland. In 1963, she took the post of assistant director of admissions at Western Maryland College, Westminster, Maryland, and nine years later was promoted to executive assistant to president and elected secretary of board of trustees.
However, traveling by a recreational vehicle opened an important new phase in the life of Bernice Beard. It prompted her to retire early from a career as a college administrator in order to travel more freely with her husband. Beard discovered an exciting new lifestyle traveling by motorhome and she felt that she would like to answer the many questions raised by beginning RV aficionados. She wrote her first book, At Your Own Pace: Traveling Your Way in Your Motorhome. Since then Beard has focused on traveling by motorcoach in specific geographic areas in Alaska at Your Own Pace: Traveling by RV Caravan and Colorado at Your Own Pace: Traveling by Motorhome with Friends.
Bernice is also an ofter contributor of articles, essays, and poems to periodicals, including Family Motor Coaching, Dolphin Log, Messenger, Contrast, Reader's Digest, Gospel Messenger, Leader, Carroll County Times, Pilot, Journeys for Boys and Girls, and Horizons.
(Hailed by recreational vehicle industry leaders as a demy...)1997
(Join the Beards on their latest RV adventures as they hea...)1999
(Experience the wonders of Alaska during a 44 day cross-co...)1998
Beard was a member of American Association of University Women, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Family Motor Coach Association, Good Sam Club, and Holiday Rambler Recreational Vehicle Club.
On October 9, 1948, Bernice married Paul William Beard, a telephone company employee. They have one son.