#lifeinamotorcoach

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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No Limitations by Lynn-Paige

January 18, 2019

People intentionally living the life of their dreams, beyond constraints and limitations, continuously inspire us. Lynn-Paige is one of those people. Lynn-Paige is recognized as a powerful woman, an impactful business leader, and a trailblazer. Today, after finding her “real and authentic” self beyond what others might have accepted as limitations, she is truly and […]

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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 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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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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Our Whale of a Tale – Orcas Island

August 3, 2018

We decided last summer we would visit Washington’s San Juan Islands this summer. With no research, no knowledge and for no reason, we scheduled Orcas Island first. What a great choice it proved to be, especially our whale watching experience on the second day. Tim’s Story Ferry reservations, to Orcas Island, were made in March. […]

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Sightseeing in the Pacific Northwest

July 27, 2018

We went sightseeing this week in the Pacific Northwest. Our tour took us to: Anacortes La Conner The North Cascades National Park Highway Mt. Baker and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park For the most part, these are places we have never been. These were long, busy days with a lot of new sights and incredible photo […]

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There is No Turning Around in BAM

June 29, 2018

“Happiness is not the absence of problems, its the ability to deal with them.”   – Steve Marabou We last wrote about spending five wonderful days at Casey’s Riverside RV Resort in Oakridge, Oregon. There we enjoyed the whitewater rapids of the Willamette River as it begins its journey down the westside of the Cascade Range. […]

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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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Out with the Old, In with the New

Out with the Old, In with the New

June 1, 2018

Oh, what a year it has been!  At the end of May last year we boarded BAM and left Phoenix as newbie RV’ers. We didn’t have the experience of what to bring with us, so we took a lot. Our year with BAM has given us a lot of experience and taught us many lessons.This […]

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