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A Golf Story at Fairmont Hot Springs, British Columbia

August 16, 2019

After a three-day marathon at the Calgary Stampede, we spent a final night at Cochrane’s Bow RiversEdge RV resort to rest and unwind. Then we headed west, over the Canadian Rockies and back to British Columbia. Our destination was the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Tim’s Story The drive led us back into Banff National Park […]

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The Calgary Stampede – Part One

August 2, 2019

Risk Blossoming has a bucket list of events we want to attend, and the Calgary stampede was on that list. Last November, we put it on our 2019 schedule. In January, we started buying tickets to select events. After months of planning, it all came together for three magical days this July. The stampede bills itself […]

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Memories of Lake Louise and the Columbia Icefield

July 26, 2019

This week, after thoroughly enjoying and extending our stay in Revelstoke, we arrive a day late to Lake Louise. We were continuing our way toward the Calgary Stampede but couldn’t pass up a visit to Banff and Jasper National Parks. This area offered great memories for both of us. Deborah reflected on a teenage summer […]

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OH, CANADA! and Revelstoke, British Columbia

July 19, 2019

This week started with Deborah and me watching our grandsons in Seattle for three days before starting our trek to Canada and toward this summer’s highlight, the Calgary Stampede. With our grandsons’ moms off to the Gorge Amphitheater for a weekend of Eric Church, we bonded with our boys, not only as their authoritative figure, […]

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Leavenworth, Washington: A Bavarian Village

July 12, 2019
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Ever since we started our Risk Blossoming adventure three years ago, we have welcomed destination recommendations from friends and followers. One that has repeatedly come up is Leavenworth, Washington. This year, we included it on our itinerary and planned both a rendezvous with our family and an extended stay for ourselves in this charming Bavarian-themed […]

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Lost and Confused in Idaho

June 28, 2019
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After our week in McCall, Idaho, everything was perfect. It was moving day, and we had less than 80 miles to drive BAM!  We were looking forward to the premier spot we had reserved at Swiftwater RV Park near White Bird, Idaho. BAM would be sitting just feet from the Salmon River with a magnificent […]

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Issues & Introspection in Idaho

June 21, 2019
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Fresh off the emotional highs from our serendipitous chance encounters at Canyonlands National Park, we headed toward our next destinations, with great anticipation. First, Utah’s Capital Reef National Park and then eight days in Idaho. At Capital Reef, reservations were made at Wonderland RV Park in Torrey, Utah. There, we were greeted with heavy rain turning […]

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Canyonlands National Park Inspiration

June 14, 2019
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Every Risk Blossoming day trip brings new adventures. In Canyonlands National Park, our path crossed with an athlete who personifies “owning your story.” And what a brave and courageous story it is. Please do not skip reading this week’s blog. If you want to skip or skim through Tim’s description of the day’s activities and […]

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Risk Blossoming Adventure 2019: Ready… Set ….. GO!!!

May 17, 2019

Tim has worked hard to ensure that the itinerary and reservations for our Risk Blossoming Adventure 2019 were in place. And, then it was time to ensure that BAM, our vehicle and home for the next 4+ months, was packed, clean, and ready. While we have experienced this before, this year feels different,  What lessons […]

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Risk Blossoming – A Way of Life Part II

May 10, 2019

As we prepare to embark on our Risk Blossoming 2019 World Tour  (Tim leaves in less than a week with BAM!) we can’t help but feel grateful for the adventures that living a Risk Blossoming life has brought us. Even as we prep for the adventure – crossing items off our to-do list, double checking […]

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