Monthly Archives: October 2013

Angels Sang!

Yes, I actually heard them!  …with my real ears!  Of all things they now can use modern technology when they sing.  They have names: Abigail and Ashlyn – great names for angels.  They are still young angels, but they sing … Continue reading

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Mary Ann Celebrated in Germany Today

I love it!  I sent pictures of Mary and to Tanja and Dragan today.  Tanja had asked about her often on the journey and Dragan was a part of many of those conversations.  She said she would like to see … Continue reading

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Rescued

I was delivered to my house mid-morning today. [This was written yesterday.] It is mid-evening and I still have not emptied my backpack.  I needed to be with people, preferably people who cared about what I had been doing.  I … Continue reading

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Hard to Adjust

I have been surrounded by other people day and night for two months.  Sitting by myself in a very small hotel room in Barcelona, a huge city is quite a change.  Actually I have walked to a fairly distant cybercafe … Continue reading

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I Lied!

I wore them today, the shoes, the ones that were relegated to the furnace room.  I said I would never wear them again.  They dried and ceased stinking.  I needed them for the 7 km round trip from the city … Continue reading

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I Will Never Wear Them Again!

We decided that we could not even have our shoes in the room with us they are so awful.  The moisture has been in them long enough that a moldy scent has been added to the already obnoxious aroma.  It … Continue reading

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Made It!!! It´s Me

We walked into Santiago today!  We walked around the cathedral and then went to get our Compostela, the certificate of completion of the Camino.  We stood in pouring rain for about 45 minutes to get them.  Then we checked our … Continue reading

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Only 2 Days Left on the Camino

[Pete’s son, Micah, posting in dad’s stead. Hang in there, he’s almost back to posting for himself ;)] I’m surprised how quickly dad’s walk has seemed to go by, since he’s well into Week 6 on the Camino (having started … Continue reading

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It´s Me Again – In Galicia

We are now in the Region of Santiago.  We are approaching the last 100 kilometers of this 800 kilometer walk.  It is hard to imagine that we are actually nearing our destination. Today was a long day of walking with … Continue reading

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Feeling good, walking fast, making plans for 2018

[Pete’s son, Micah, posting in dad’s place. Apparently he’s off on some trip somewhere…] Dad’s text messages over the last few days have been notably positive and introspective. From Sunday: “In Rabanal, an especially good day of walking without pain … Continue reading

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