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Fragments of Joy

Here is a blog post I found in my notes but somehow missed posting while I was in Spain last year. I am sitting in my albergue, drinking tea, and eating cookies. There are maybe 30 other people here and … Continue reading

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Should I or Shouldn’t I?

Should. That word brings up so many meanings for people. And for me. I have finally let go of anything attached to what I think people should or shouldn’t do along a camino. It only took four caminos to get … Continue reading

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Alone Again

Day one of walking is complete. 15 km more or less. I left the albergue yesterday and it felt like it was time. I had felt pretty detached from everything for the day or two before. I had gone out … Continue reading

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Family or Job?

I have been here more than a week already, and sometimes it feels like no time at all and others it feels like so much more. I came with no expectations, remembering how the transition last year took some time. … Continue reading

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My Favourite Day

“- What day is it? – It’s today, – squeaked Piglet. – My favorite day, – said Pooh.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh I’m enjoying the simple luxury of lying in bed in my hostel, a five minute walk from the … Continue reading

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What’s in a Number Anyway?

The last few days walking have been challenging. There were a lot of ups and downs, physically and emotionally. The climbing is not an issue for my knee but what goes up must come down and the resulting pain on … Continue reading

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Wrong Way? Right Way?

I have noticed that yellow arrows, the standard waymarking of previous caminos, are not so prevalent and obvious on this Camino. Google Maps wants to put me on the highway in some sort of death defying camino of its own. … Continue reading

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