Monthly Archives: August 2013

Thoughts on first Day

Today was a day of adjusting to the Camino, most of it in very positive ways but some were challenging for sure. As I take some time tonight to think on it I am enjoying the leisure, recuperative quality of … Continue reading

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Buen Camino

We must have heard this refrain dozens of times today as we began our first day on the Camino as official pilgrims. Mark came into Leon by train at 3 a.m. We were happy to have him join our party! … Continue reading

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A Lesson & A Blessing for the Journey

The four hour bus ride to Leon brought us to a city full of pleasant surprises. First off it was larger than we had all envisioned and secondly it provided us with two cathedrals, a monastery, a modern art museum, … Continue reading

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In Madrid!!

After a very long voyage with a lay over that lasted almost 6 hours in Charlotte, NC I have arrive in Madrid, connected with Susie and Angelica and could not be more tired or excited at the same time!! We had … Continue reading

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I’m leav’n on a jet plane…

All I can think of in the back of my brain is that song by Peter, Paul & Mary.Most some  who remembers that song? “My bags are packed and I’m ready to go…I’m leav’n on a jet plane…”

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Contemplating the journey ahead…

I have a doctor’s appointment today to get antibiotics in case I get a virus on the trail, a sleeping-aid RX to help me with any nights where I experience my usual insomnia (although Linda assures me that I will … Continue reading

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3 Days Left to Spain…

Spending time with my fellow Camino Pilgrims in these last few days. Yesterday Bobbie and I did a farewell hike up Adobe Jack Trail. In the afternoon Brenda and I shared a green juice and sat for a while discussing … Continue reading

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Pre-Camino Hikes

So last night I sorted. Rearranging items in my backpack, rejecting some things and adding others. I am pretty satisfied with the contents now and the weight is just under 20 lbs., which I think will be manageable. Brenda will … Continue reading

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Back in Sedona

It was a good feeling to be home once again in my little house, with my husband and enjoying my familiar surroundings. I will miss my sons and it was with a heavy heart and much sadness that I said … Continue reading

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