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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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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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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Preparing for Travel


“Our biggest fear is living a static life. We half-jokingly say we have a case of Sedentary Lifeaphobia.  Because time has a way of thrusting us forward at warp speed.  Days turn into years and before we know it, we’re looking back at the past wondering what we’ve done with all that time”. (Niki and Jason, Gone with the Wynns)…

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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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Springtime in CA


  “In the beginning,” back in Eden, all of creation was pronounced good because all of creation was exactly as God meant for it to be.  For it to be good again is not for it to be destroyed, but healed, renewed, brought back to its goodness.”  John Eldridge, Desire (If you are looking for our motorhome listing, we have…

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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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Focused on flooring


“The return of spring brings such relief and joy and anticipation.  Life has returned, and with it sunshine, warmth, color, and the long summer days of adventure together.  We break out the lawn chairs and the barbecue grill.  We tend the garden and drink in all the beauty.  We head off for vacations.  Isn’t this what we most deeply long…

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