#Explore.Discover.Grow

Deborah in flowers in New Zealand

A Gift From Deborah

December 6, 2019

As Tim and I are exploring New Zealand, we know that preparations for the holidays are beginning at home. One way I love staying in touch with the holiday prep and friends and family while we travel is via social media. I love seeing what all is shared around the holidays. For example, one of […]

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35 Days of Adventure in Summer, Spring, and RAIN!

November 8, 2019

This week we are very excited because it is full of prepping for another Risk Blossoming adventure! You may think that with just returning from months of travel we would be slowing down, but that’s not Risk Blossoming! We’re off for another 35 days of travel! Find out where we are going, what we are […]

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Reflections on a Journey with Friends from Seattle to Phoenix

November 1, 2019
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With Deborah hosting a Wisdom Quest in Portugal in September, Tim took on the responsibility to move BAM from the Pacific Northwest back to Phoenix. He called on two lifelong friends to ride and enjoy the sights along the way. There was no need to hurry, so a 32-day journey with friends was scheduled. Lots […]

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We’d like to hear from you…

October 25, 2019

This week, we are asking for your wisdom.  Just back from the road in BAM, we are preparing for some international travel as we plan to explore and discover in the southern hemisphere throughout November and December. While we won’t be doing our regular blogging during this time, we will be posting daily on Facebook […]

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Re-entry to “Real Life” back in Arizona

October 18, 2019

We are excited to be back home in Arizona after our 5+ months of travel over the summer! After travelling together in our motor coach, BAM, for a few months, Deborah headed off to Portugal for her Wisdom Quest, and Tim spent a month with friends in BAM driving back to Phoenix. We are looking […]

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Featured in VoyagePhoenix!

October 11, 2019

We were recently featured in VoyagePhoenix, a magazine that looks to highlight the best of the Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Tempe areas, and we are just thrilled to share with you all the stories and behind-the-scenes we shared with them! Meet Deborah and Tim Bateman of Risk Blossoming in Central Phoenix: Featured in VoyagePhoenix Deborah and […]

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Risk Blossoming and the Oregon Coast

August 30, 2019
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“I’m in denial that this summer is about over,” Deborah declared. “It just seems so unreal.” Oh, what a Risk Blossoming Summer 2019 this has been! It was rapidly coming to a close as we spent the last several weeks on the Oregon coast.  The Oregon Coast Contrary to most places, the dog days of […]

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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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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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Exploring Southern Utah’s Gorgeous Backroads

June 7, 2019

Deborah and I love to take Willy, our towed Jeep, behind BAM (our big-a$$ Motorhome), on Risk Blossoming day-trip adventures. For us, the whole point of traveling like a nomad is to see and experience as much as possible. Our first 2019 summer day trip, in southern Utah, brought so much more than we ever […]

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