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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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Oh the Places You Can Go

October 4, 2019

In 2012, J’Lein Liese asked me to travel with her to Kenya and Uganda Africa. She was going to witness the annual Wildebeest Migration and then trek the Impenetrable Jungle to see the Silver-back Gorillas. Open to having others join us, she asked if I knew anyone else that would be interested. So, I extended […]

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BAM

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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Guest Blossoming

Guest Blossoming – 5 Incredible Stories

February 8, 2019

It is no small feat to take the leap to live the life you dream. We feel incredibly blessed to be able to share our triumphs and struggles as we take our Risk Blossoming journey. What is even more fun is to share the stories of others that are living Risk Blossoming lives. Below is […]

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Deborah

Getting to Know Deborah Bateman

December 21, 2018
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This week we start with Tim’s perspective… I love Deborah because she is such a positive and open person. As an extrovert, Deborah can be bubbly and talkative with any stranger. There have been very few cases when I am the one who needs to open or lead conversations when we’re together – which you might […]

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Getting to Know Tim Bateman

December 14, 2018

This week we start with Deborah’s perspective… Little did I realize when we started this adventure and blog that I’d soon just be offering perspectives after Tim was done telling the story. I’ve always known him to be a natural storyteller and hilariously entertaining, but that’s now something everyone else is getting to know about […]

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Almost 2 Years of Risk Blossoming

December 7, 2018

Just a bit over 18 months ago we took on a whole new life as the two of us stepped into retirement. In a unique twist of fate, a quote, an artist, a painting, and the fond recollection of a 1973 Pace Arrow motorhome propelled us down a completely different road than we had imagined for […]

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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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