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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… We have learned that we all enjoy our visits more when breaking up the trip…

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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.   Stock market has…

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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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Close call…


Difficult is worth it, difficult makes us who we are. (Mercedes commercial) Back in Boerne Texas now after a 4 day CA to TX trek that went smoothly up until the last 200 miles.  We made an unexpected stop just East of Ozona Texas on interstate 10 when the front driver’s side tire blew out.  Fortunately we were able to…

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Raining in Redding


Wise men and women are always learning, always listening for fresh insights. Pr. 18:15 It seems especially important in this day and age to recognize how little we actually know… how much is spoon fed to us by the media outlets of our choosing, and to be diligent to examine both sides of a disagreement as best as we can.  The…

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Searching in San Diego


“If we paid close attention, we would discover something of great joy and wonder: the restoration of the world played out before us each spring and summer is precisely what God is promising us about our lives.”  John Eldridge, Desire (If you are looking for our motorhome listing, we have taken it off the market for now) After finishing the…

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Seasons


“One of the great barometers for whether or not we are operating from a transformed heart, open to change and in the process of ongoing transformation, is how well we receive criticism.”  Brian Schroller (If you are looking for our motorhome for sale post, please click here) Finished up our weekend in San Francisco with a day trip over to…

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The week the world changed…


“There are certain important things that we must do in order for the future to be good”. Elon Musk (If you are looking for our motorhome for sale post, please click here) I think this past Tuesday was a day that changed the future… a milestone in space exploration and development.   The successful test launch of Falcon Heavy was as…

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