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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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Teamwork


“It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are alive.  There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.” George Eliot. (If you are looking for our motorhome for sale post, please click here) Started off the week on Monday evening with a family dinner that…

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A Texas Family Christmas


“All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible…” – T. E. Lawrence Flew back to Texas this time…

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Family Down Under


“Here’s to the crazy ones. The rebels. The troublemakers. The ones who see things differently. While some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”   – Apple “Think Differently” Ad Campaign Cindy and I arrived here in Australia…

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Name change?


“Nothing bold or magnificent is built from fear” Oliver Goldstick Early on after starting this blog I’ve struggled with the boat name Wisdom Seeker (SVWisdom).  We want this boat to be something beautiful that draws people in, not something pretentious that may put people off.  I’m wondering if a more appropriate name would be Treasure Hunt? (SVTreasureHunt)  Who doesn’t love…

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Hove To


Heaving to (to be hove to) is a way of slowing a sailboat’s forward progress and is commonly used for a “break” to go below deck, to attend to issues elsewhere on the boat, or to take a meal break. It is also used as a storm tactic.  (Source Wikipedia) While talking with one of my good friends Rich Hartson on the phone this…

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Settling In…


“Take the leap that scares you the most” SV Delos My longtime friend and one time storage business partner Glen Daniel asked me this week how the reality of selling was settling in.  I think “settling in” is a good way to put it… it takes time for the reality of big changes to sink in.  Glen started taking flying…

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Beautiful Wedding & Family Time


“The pencil is the crowbar of the mind” Dr Howard Hendricks The pencil may be a dated reference, but the idea of writing thoughts and ideas down is a wise one.  In this blog it continues to encourage gratitude for the family, friends and blessings that surround us each day. This week was focused around our daughter Emily’s visit from Australia…

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