June 27, 2012 § 3 Comments

“Leap and the net will appear.” – Zen Saying

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You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.  ~Wayne Gretzky

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Pinetop AZ


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“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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Salt River Canyon near Pinetop


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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

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AZ_SaltRiverCanyon 2


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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.” – T.S. Eliot

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AZ_SaltRiverCanyon 3


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And then the day came,
when the risk
to remain tight
in a bud
was more painful
than the risk
it took
to Blossom. – Anais Nin

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White Mountains Sunset


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When in doubt, make a fool of yourself.  There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth.  So what the hell, leap.  ~Cynthia Heimel

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White Mountain

Located 180 miles northeast of Phoenix and Tucson, the White Mountain Region offers diverse climate and topography. The northern part of the region offers sweeping ranchland, while the southern portion of the region is host to the largest stand of Ponderosa Pine in North America.


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“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.”  – Clint Eastwood

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“When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for you to stand upon or you will be taught to fly.”  – Patrick Overton

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§ 3 Responses to Risk.

  • Some wonderful – and quite scary – quotes there!

    • southwestdesertlover says:

      They made me a little anxious too, a risks always do that it seems….:^) As I research the many places I’ve visited throughout the Four Corner states over the past 30 years, it’s a challenge to figure out where to move. Wyatt the Boxer and I will go out there and I’ll figure it out one place at a time….:^)

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