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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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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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A Goal without Planning Is Just a Wish

February 15, 2019

One of the most enjoyable aspects of traveling in our motor coach, BAM, is planning our Risk Blossoming trips and itineraries. This year, Tim spent a good part of November and December of 2018 arranging the coming summer of 2019. Here’s a little “behind-the-scenes” on where summer life in an RV gets started. Tim’s Perspective […]

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Photo Credit: Warren Chu

Pursuit of a Life Well-Lived – Michelle Micalizzi

December 28, 2018

We are honored to feature Michelle Micalizzi as a Risk Blossoming Guest Blogger. After reading her story, we’re sure you’ll agree that Michelle lives a “risk blossoming” life as she constantly pursues new adventures and endeavors. It seems Michelle has unlimited energy! She is consistently Exploring, Discovering and Growing – with her only seeming limitation […]

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Pat Rubel is an avid traveler and novice hiker - Saying Yes to Adventure

Saying Yes to Adventure… and Yes to Life.

November 9, 2018

‘The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with a Single Step.’ Pat Rubel is an avid traveler and novice hiker determined to make every day an adventure! Pat is a business owner who’s been married to her husband of 33 years. She has three adult children and one adorable grand-baby. Her message to people of all ages is to […]

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Oregon: Bandon, Bullard’s and Beaches

June 15, 2018

Oregon: Bandon, Bullard’s and Beaches Oregon — cool temperatures, green trees, rivers, beaches and the Pacific Ocean— couldn’t come soon enough after three hot, rough days traveling across Arizona and up California. Arriving at Bullard’s Beach State Park near Bandon Oregon, we were reminded how wonderful the Oregon State Parks System is.  The Perfect Camping Site […]

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Homecoming & Recalculating

Our Homecoming & Recalculations

August 1, 2017

This week, we returned home, to Phoenix, for a short break from our “Risk Blossoming” adventure. This break from our life of traveling and living in BAM, surprised us with an opportunity to look back and assess our adventure thus far and reset our intentions. Phoenix and Friends We returned to Phoenix to check-in, attend […]

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Wine, Women, and the Unexpected

July 21, 2017

This week presented three varied but equally opulent experiences, as narrated by Tim. We first enjoyed the majestic Oregon Coast at Newport,then yummy wine in the Willamette Valley at McMinnville, Oregon, and finally  witnessed the regeneration of nature in the aftermath of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, in southern Washington. Togetherness I have to admit, […]

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Let Your Life Surprise You!

July 14, 2017

Don’t be in such a rush to figure everything out. Embrace the unknown and let your life surprise you.  Last week’s title was “There was no where to go, but everywhere”. This week’s, “Let Your Life Surprise You” presented us with time, so many “everywheres” to go, and some delightful surprises! BAM and Junction City […]

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The Swiftwater Invitation

June 23, 2017

The best wines are the ones we drink with friends. Yellowstone whetted our appetite for National Parks and the great outdoors. It was a spectacular experience and has us planning a return trip to explore more of the Park and the surrounding areas. But, we bid a good-bye to Yellowstone and began our journey to […]

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