Browsing Category : Sunday journal/week recap

Fire on the Mountains (Redding CA)


  “I look up to the mountains and hills, longing for God’s help. But then I realize that our true help and protection come only from the Lord, our Creator who made the heavens and the earth.” Psalms 121:1-2 TPT (If you are looking for our motorhome for sale post, please click here) As I write this, the smoke from…

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July 4th and Bend Oregon


A low key July 4th week for us here in Redding CA, with a nice trip to the cooler climate of Bend Oregon on the 6-8th.  Also, lots of mountain bike trail riding on the new electric bike.  It is amazing how effortless it is now to explore roads and paths that previously would have been too difficult or off limits.  …

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Engagement party in Redding and Electric bike riding


Most of this week was focused on getting ready for the engagement party Saturday evening… lots of landscaping to catch up on as we had much of the old mulch removed, sprinkler systems updated, and new mulch applied.  Rose bushes had been badly neglected and needed lots of trimming, back field mowing…etc.  Since the temps have been over 100 degrees…

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106 in Redding (feels like 92 :)


“Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken.” Frank Herbert Continuing our trip back from Alabama took about 6 days… a long time to be on the road, but provided lots of good podcast listening on Spotify and conversation for us.  Favorites are: WSJ Tech new briefing, Mike Rowe “How I heard it”, Freakonomics, WSJ…

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She said Yes!!!


As mentioned in the last post, Ben and Bethany had a special date while visiting in San Antonio… Ben proposed to her at the Signature restaurant and she said YES!  We are super excited to see them begin this new phase of their lives, and looking forward to another wedding soon! Shortly afterward we shared the news with the whole…

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Family time in Boerne


“Your creativity starts with whether you are curious, or not”. Frank Gehry. Sometimes when events and days fly by so quickly the best way to review what happened is to go back and look at my photos.  Each day I try to take a photo of something beautiful and interesting.  Some days that is a quiet martini at the RV…

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Not making big decisions fast…


“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people”. -Eleanor Roosevelt The weather has been near perfect here in Boerne this last week.  Sunday we enjoyed visiting Grape Creek Winery in Fredericksburg with Jim & Marvilyn, listening to great live music and relaxing at this beautiful place.  It is just amazing how huge the wine and brewing…

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Community…


“You don’t get a 2nd chance to make old friends” (unknown). Our time spent in Boerne is rich in relationships with family & friends.  Many of the friendships go back decades and are true treasures to be guarded and valued greatly. Early this week we were able to get out sailing on Boerne Lake & test Rich’s new Texas themed…

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Always leave them wanting more…


“Always leave them wanting more” P.T. Barnum We are looking forward to traveling back to Texas in the next few days. At the same time, we are feeling a little sad to be leaving Redding.  This is such a beautiful time of the year with the flowers blooming and perfect weather for outdoor activities. Today is Easter Sunday and Ben…

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