#riskblossoming

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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Lisa’s Journey – Lessons Learned

October 19, 2018

As we have experienced in our lives and travels, life continuously has lessons for us to learn. Following up on the story of her journey, Lisa Milkovich has generously shared with us her lessons learned from living well, strong and healthy with cancer. I have always loved Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote, “You must do the things […]

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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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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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Salt, Speed and a Guest Blossoming

May 26, 2018

A Note from Deborah: I don’t think we really understood, in the beginning, how Risk Blossoming would truly become a way of life for us.  This “little idea” has blessed our lifes and encouraged us to continuously step out of our comfort zone, move forward, speak out, change and take steps to fulfill our dreams […]

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Risk Blossoming – A Way of Life

May 11, 2018

It’s been a year!! Can you believe that it’s been a year since we announced our Risk Blossoming 2017 World Tour?  Last May we took off for 144-days in BAM, our Big A$$ Motorhome. We lived life on the road in an RV. We visited new places and locales. We met new people. We experienced […]

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