Monthly Archives: July 2013

Train Crash in Spain Where I will be

What a horrible and tragic accident in a place where Pilgrims go for solace and a time of devotion!  Santiago de Compostela is exactly where I am going.  I will be on foot and not on the train.  There will … Continue reading

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Storms Brewing

I can hear the thunder and see the clouds.   Maybe it is the change in the barometer that is contributing to a pensive and reflective time.  Some threatening storms this morning trumped plans for the Saturday Spanish walk.  That results … Continue reading

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Have Rock and Backpack – Will Travel

I left the house at 4:30am today, drove to Coyle, Oklahoma, the address of Saint Francis of the Woods Center for Spiritual Renewal.  Woods and fields and ponds are filled with wildlife surrounding just a handful of buildings including a … Continue reading

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Sadly, I now know why I am walking the Camino in Spain.

He died early Sunday morning. There was no warning.  He is the reason I am walking the Pilgrimage in Spain this fall, the Road to Santiago, El Camino de Santiago de Compostela.  He suggested it to me almost three years … Continue reading

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What a Day!

The prepping is almost as good as the traveling.  The day started with my first Spanish Walk.  A friend from Bogota, Columbia has agreed to join me for the morning walk at Cedarcrest a couple of times a week helping … Continue reading

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Thirteen Miles Today

…according to my pedometer.  I realize that for anyone who is even in halfway decent shape, younger or older than I, that is no big deal.  There was the first two and a half mile trek with some up and … Continue reading

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Fully Committed!!!

There are probably some who think I should be committed – but that is not the committed I mean.  I just bought a plane ticket from Kansas City to Paris (two stops) with a return two months later from Barcelona … Continue reading

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