Risk Blossoming

Ed Mell: Living the Dream

April 12, 2019

We are inspired and drawn to people who live a risk blossoming life. A life in which they pursue their dreams and passions and ultimately live the life that they dream. At some point in our young adult lives, Deborah and I were drawn to the inspiring landscapes of Ed Mell. As we had the […]

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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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Room With a View: Yosemite

March 15, 2019
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“You can’t always get what you want” – Keith Richards/Mick Jagger “You can always ask for what you want” – Tim Bateman Tim’s Story Recently, I made online reservations at the Majestic Yosemite Hotel at Yosemite National Park.  After filling in all the required information, there was a space for special requests. I simply wrote, […]

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Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone to Risk Blossoming

March 8, 2019

There are many components to living a Risk Blossoming life. Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked about “decluttering your life” and “planning.” This week, we share a recent event that validates the all-important foundation for a risk blossoming life: stepping out of your comfort zone. Tim’s Story I recently decided to step outside of […]

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Risk Blossoming Dream Plan Live

Dream. Plan. Live!

March 1, 2019

What is holding you back from making your next travel plans? Do you have plans for the next six-months, 12-months and even 18-months and two years? We have calendared targets in each of those time periods as well as an expanding bucket list to pick from even further out. Why, so far out, you may […]

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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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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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Wisdom Quest Travel Mastermind

Wisdom Quest: A Rare Opportunity to Explore Your Possibilities

January 25, 2019

Personal growth can take place in many locales. You can pursue the best version of you in the comfort of your own home, and even your own community, but there are limitations. When you are at home, you have the responsibilities of life calling you in different directions. It’s difficult to focus on yourself when […]

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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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