The Peninsula, Problems and Pulled Over

August 24, 2017

Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.  ― Steve Maraboli, Tim and I reserved ten days in August to discover and explore the Olympic Peninsula. The Peninsula contains many of the last unexplored places in the contiguous United States. We found the Peninsula to be amazing and, for […]

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Laughter and Other Endearing Qualities

August 9, 2017

Deborah and I continue to talk about being together 24/7 and living in a small space. It seems that everything has become ‘we’.  The highs lift us, the lows confront us, and the laughter creates magical rides. Day Tripper We are throughly enjoying traveling and moving BAM about 100-miles at a time and spending 3-4 days taking daily explorations in our Jeep. […]

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Wine, Women, and the Unexpected

July 21, 2017

This week presented three varied but equally opulent experiences, as narrated by Tim. We first enjoyed the majestic Oregon Coast at Newport,then yummy wine in the Willamette Valley at McMinnville, Oregon, and finally  witnessed the regeneration of nature in the aftermath of the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, in southern Washington. Togetherness I have to admit, […]

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Let Your Life Surprise You!

July 14, 2017

Don’t be in such a rush to figure everything out. Embrace the unknown and let your life surprise you.  Last week’s title was “There was no where to go, but everywhere”. This week’s, “Let Your Life Surprise You” presented us with time, so many “everywheres” to go, and some delightful surprises! BAM and Junction City […]

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There was No Where to go, but Everywhere…

July 7, 2017

“Marriage is like a good cardio workout. If it’s never challenging, you’re probably not doing it right.” For the past week, Deborah has been slowed down with a viral infection. So, in the spirit of teamwork, Tim has taken on the task of writing this week’s Risk Blossoming Blog post, while Deborah has contributed with […]

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The Swiftwater Invitation

June 23, 2017

The best wines are the ones we drink with friends. Yellowstone whetted our appetite for National Parks and the great outdoors. It was a spectacular experience and has us planning a return trip to explore more of the Park and the surrounding areas. But, we bid a good-bye to Yellowstone and began our journey to […]

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