Be Inspired: Camino, The Power of Community and “I’ll Push You”

Buen Camino, friends. I'm sharing an amazing and inspiring story and documentary, "I'll Push You"  about a lifelong friendship, love, community, courage,  faith and The Camino, the story of moving Beyond the Borders of limitations. Watch the Ted Talk and be inspired.  In the Documentary, "I'll Push You," we meet two Pilgrims,  Justin Skeesuck, in a wheel chair, and … Continue reading Be Inspired: Camino, The Power of Community and “I’ll Push You”

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Madrid Walking Tour Connecting Yesterday and Today

Hola, friends. A note: This post is from my recent  2017 Camino: On the Way home, a stop in Madrid, continued. It's full of photos and. . . .  commentary.   I'm home, but I feel that I am still on Camino, reporting my experiences and observations on a Madrid Walking Tour and how we … Continue reading Madrid Walking Tour Connecting Yesterday and Today

Kindness on the Camino: how a lost hat found its way home

Dear friends, how many hats does it take to make a grown woman cry? This is the story of Camino Kindness that repeated over and over on my Journey of unexpected turns, detours, changes, surprises and lessons from the beginning. It is why I say, "The Camino never ends." Here is The six word Hemingway … Continue reading Kindness on the Camino: how a lost hat found its way home

Adiós España 2017 Part One

Goodbyes, Trains, Hostels, Amigos and Chocolate  Hola, amigos, I'm writing this  post in California at 10:30 a.m. Spanish time. Jet lag is productive!  How can I compose this blog without crying, laughing and dreaming, all at the same time? Once, I dreaded farewells; what good could possibly come from endings? Today I can report that … Continue reading Adiós España 2017 Part One

Reflections: Camino Comfort Zone, Maps, Arrows, Plans

September 25, 2017   What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. (Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, with a little controversy). I love this quote. What does it mean to you? Hola, Amigos. The Camino continues. This blog is a catch up combination of two. … Continue reading Reflections: Camino Comfort Zone, Maps, Arrows, Plans

The End of the World: Can You Go Back Again?

The End of the World, Finisterre, the 00.00 km marker, 2017 Hola Amigos, what busy and unforgettable days for me. My blogs are stacking up, so much to see and do, so little time. I'm now in Muxia, one of my favorite Spanish villages on the Costa da Morte, the treacherous Galician coast. So much … Continue reading The End of the World: Can You Go Back Again?

Camino Angels and Santiago de Compostela: Part Two

Santiago was my goal last year, when I walked on the Camino, each kilometer closer to a spiritual quest and endless personal questions. Where do I fit in this puzzle of St. James, the stories, myths or truth? St. James with a sword, St. James with an open hand?   Last year in Finisterre. I … Continue reading Camino Angels and Santiago de Compostela: Part Two

Camino Angels and How I Ended Up in Santiago: Part One

Hola, amigos. I'm writing this post from Santiago de Compostela, the last stop on many of the Camino routes. I last wrote about Cruz de Ferro. This is the first part of my encounter with Camino Angels and how I ended up at the end and the beginning. After Cruz de Ferro, I hiked down … Continue reading Camino Angels and How I Ended Up in Santiago: Part One