I’ll be walking.

Here in California we are finally getting a bit of sunny weather, so I’ve told my students, officially, that any day when it isn’t raining, I’ll be walking the track at lunch. And, they are welcome to join me. It’s not a lot of time, but it’s an easy way to get a walk in […]

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Camino Reality: Bed Bugs

One of the most dreaded creatures of the Camino are the bugs. The teeny tiny little bugs that hide in your bed, and crawl in your sheets, and bite the living out of your exposed skin. Have goose bumps yet? Yes, well, one of the lessons I learned on the Camino was that I am […]

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A Successful Saturday

It’s only 2:45 in the afternoon, but I’m going to declare this a very successful Saturday. This morning my husband and I went out for breakfast at his favorite spot, which happens to be right next door to where I was dropping my car off for an oil change. We sat and enjoyed our food, […]

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100 days.

There are 100 days until I fly to Switzerland to meet Sara in Geneva for our big walk on the Via Francigena. It’s crunch time. No pressure. This last weekend I began scoping out weekends for “practice” hikes and even reserved a space at a hostel for that last weekend before I leave. I plan […]

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Updating My Gear

At some point I’m going to post about my packing/gear list for my Camino, and all the trials and tribulations that went into the decision making process for that trip (which I thoroughly enjoyed doing by the way). But for now, I have some gear that needs updating for my new trip. Things need to […]

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