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Fall beauty in Redding


“Serving creates community”, Candace Johnson If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale post, please “Click Here” Fall is our favorite season here in Redding… amazing colors and perfect temperatures to enjoy being outdoors.   The beauty has been dampened by the major fires that sprung up with high winds… causing the nearby town of Paradise to be completely…

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On the road again, TX to CA


“The glory of God is man fully alive.”  -Saint Irenaeus  If you are looking for our Allegro Bus for sale post, please “Click Here” We finished up our trip to Boerne with a few dry days that allowed some exploration outside on the San Antonio River Walk.  There is even a new electric bike store down by the missions trail.…

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2010 Allegro Bus For Sale, 76,000 miles $149,000


  A beautifully constructed and cared for motorhome that has made our traveling a pleasure.  King sized bed, 4 slides, automatic leveling, 3 air conditioners, 10KW generator, leather seats, 425 Cummins pre-DEF engine, New Tires, New Batteries, New window awnings, new slide toppers/covers, New Diamond Shield cover on front, all new fluids and filters (engine, transmission and generator), New electric…

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Anchored in Boerne TX.


“Mosquitoes kill more people in one day than sharks kill in 100 years” (Bill Gates) After a great visit with David & Emily they had to fly back to Australia… but not before we stopped at the Amazon truck in the parking lot!  Loved spending time with Ben, Bethany, Emily & David sharing meals, stories and plans for the future. …

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Family, Funeral, Future?


“It took us a long time to frame the question correctly. But once we framed the question correctly the answer flowed” (Elon Musk talking about BFR design) It has been a difficult yet good few weeks.  Cindy’s dad was able to come home on hospice care on Monday the 10th.  On Saturday the 15th around 6:45pm he passed with his…

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Fast run to Boerne TX


“Home is not a place, it’s a feeling.”  Elayna C., SV  La Vagabonde After our Australia visit and a brief stay in Redding we are back in Boerne to help Cindy’s Mom and Dad transition to hospice care at home.    We enjoyed hanging out in Redding for about a week and then hurried back to help with the semi-urgency…

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Magic and family time in AU


“I lock my front door not because I hate the people outside, but because I love the people inside.” After the WhitSunday Islands trip, we continued our visit in Brisbane with Emily & David, enjoying the cooler winter weather and flowers blooming with vivid colors… Out riding and I was stopped in my tracks by these vivid colored tropical flowers……

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Beautiful Brisbane AU


“Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the romance of the unusual.” – Ernest Hemingway Good to be back in beautiful Brisbane this week.  Enjoying wintertime here with cool evenings and mild temps in the afternoons (mid 70’s).  Loving spending time with Emily & David and our fur-grandchildren Nicko and June.   Lots of great…

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Boat shopping & getting ready for the British to come…


“Whoever goes hunting for what is right and kind finds life itself— glorious life!” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭21:21‬ ‭MSG‬‬ This week we went down to Kemah Texas to look at a 2005 Beneteau 473 that had been on our radar for a while. Arrived on Wednesday and enjoyed re-visiting our old stomping grounds, the Kemah Boardwalk area where we once shared/sailed a…

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The Rubik’s cube of decisions…


Decision fatigue – Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decision_fatigue In decision making and psychology, decision fatigue refers to the deteriorating quality of decisions made by an individual after a long session of decision making. It is now understood as one of the causes of irrational trade-offs in decision making. While we have been enjoying seeing family & friends and catching up this week, we have also been experiencing some “decision fatigue” (an actual thing…

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