Life in a Motorcoach

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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Risk Blossoming Photo Blog 2019: Washington, Oregon, & Idaho

September 20, 2019
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While assembling some of our favorite photos from our August Risk Blossoming adventures for this third in a photo blog series, we noticed that our pace began to slow as we cultivated play and rest. Even with a more laidback schedule, we still found ourselves successfully chasing cool weather in three states: Washington, Oregon, and […]

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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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West I-90 Crockpot Green Chili Pork Recipe

July 9, 2019
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As mentioned in a recent blog post about our adventures in Washington State, West I-90 Crockpot Green Chili Pork is one of our go-to meals while traveling in our Motorcoach BAM. This is my tried and tested recipe. Please keep in mind that, while traveling, I am going for simplicity and ease.  So, this recipe […]

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Washington, Walmart, and Life in a Motorcoach

July 5, 2019
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We’ve been busy visiting unplanned destinations, spending quality time with Duncan and Colton, and of all things, desperately seeking out a Walmart! These last few stops have brought beauty and adventure to our lives, but sometimes travel also brings out new stressors. With so much travel under our belt, we have some new lessons learned […]

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Memories of the Olympic Peninsula

April 5, 2019

The best way for Deborah to take a picture while traveling down the road in BAM is to stand in the entry stairwell, brace her legs against the dash, and lean forward toward the massive curved windshield. Last week, we recounted Tim’s precarious situation north of the border. This week, it is memories of Deborah’s […]

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The Best of BAM (so far)

March 22, 2019

Spring has sprung in Phoenix and we’re preparing to hit the road again in our motorhome BAM. We thought it would be a great time to share with you a round up of the “Best of BAM” from our Facebook posts. If you’ve got a favorite story of ours, we’d love to hear your “best […]

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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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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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