#Explore.Discover.Grow

In Search of Dill and a Precarious Position

March 29, 2019

Recently, Deborah and I were talking about our Canada travel plans this year. Suddenly, we both burst out laughing about my experience at the Canadian border last summer when I set out on a simple errand in search of dill with no idea of the misstep I was about to make. Tim’s Story One afternoon […]

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Rightsizing to Live the Life You Dream

February 22, 2019

Over the course of a lifetime, we all experience a significant amount of change. Some of these changes—such as marriage, births, and new jobs—are generally positive. Other major life transitions—such as becoming empty nesters, moving, or retiring—can cause a significant amount of stress. Tim and Deborah’s transition into retirement and rightsizing is still in process, but […]

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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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BAM

Getting to Know BAM

January 4, 2019

Did you know that an estimated one million Americans live in a motorcoach? When we told friends and family we were going to buy and travel in a motorcoach many thought we had lost our minds! The questions poured in: How could we go from living in a 2,000-square-foot home to living in a 400-square-foot […]

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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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Stopping to Smell the Roses with Wikipedia’s Help

October 26, 2018

Recently, our trip to Hibbing MN, to visit family, was enhanced as we decided to explore and discover more of the local history. What a difference it made. The visit became an adventure as Tim took off to discover and photograph Bob Dylan’s house and other local sites and architecture (keep reading). “Taking the road less […]

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The Journey Home

Starting The Journey Home

September 14, 2018
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There’s a cool crispness in the morning air. One more clue that summer is coming to an end in the Pacific Northwest. It’s time for Risk Blossoming to turn BAM around, head home to Phoenix and plan more adventures, with both domestic and international destinations. Deborah’s Story We bid farewell to the beautiful Oregon Coast, […]

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Risk Blossoming – A Way of Life

May 11, 2018

It’s been a year!! Can you believe that it’s been a year since we announced our Risk Blossoming 2017 World Tour?  Last May we took off for 144-days in BAM, our Big A$$ Motorhome. We lived life on the road in an RV. We visited new places and locales. We met new people. We experienced […]

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