Hola, Amigos. I am back home, reflecting, Unpacking and catching up on all that waits while we are away. So much to consider: gratitude for kindness and relationships, with peregrinos (at home and on the Camino), hospitaleros and the many people we encounter everyday. . . gratitude for the opportunity to walk this Way … Continue reading Unpacking the Camino: Arrows in Segovia Parts I, II, III
Hello, friends. We've had spring weather and lovely hiking days here on the Northern California coast. I just returned from three days in Montara, Half Moon Bay and the sandy shores of the Pacific Ocean and Golden Gate National Recreation Area. If you're attending the 2018 American Pilgrims on the Camino National Gathering in Menlo … Continue reading A Pilgrim Gathering and Time to Hike on the Coast
Here it is 2018, time to make resolutions and promises, perhaps to walk more often and longer, as in walks around the block or local walking trails, day hikes, backpacking treks or pilgrimages like the Camino de Santiago in Spain. If a daily walk is your New Year's Resolution, you won’t have to worry about … Continue reading Resolution: Let’s Hike and Preserve California’s Coastal Trails
Was Your Camino Life-Changing? Stories Continued Hello, Readers. It's the Season of Light, Change, Celebration and Sharing. The thread that runs through these stories is Gratitude. My hope is that we all continue to practice kindness, gratitude and compassion in our everyday lives, not just on the Camino or in December, but 365 days a … Continue reading More Camino Stories
Hello, Readers. Last month, I asked you this question: Was Your Camino Life-Changing? I'm happy to report that I received many stories, as unique and special as the pilgrims who sent them to me. I plan to share them with you, a few each blog, some long, some brief, but all expressing personal, as well … Continue reading Camino Pilgrim Stories
Life-changing is how many Pilgrims describe their Camino experience. We might spend months and sometimes years preparing for our journey. What happens when we complete our pilgrimage and come home to our everyday life, our time of RE-ENTRY? If you've already walked a Camino, whether short or long, please contribute to the discussion with … Continue reading Was Your Camino Life-changing?