Category Archives: Enjoying Life by Slowing Down

ARRIVAL IN SANTIAGO Day 40

My plan to reach Santiago on Sunday has been foiled. I neglected to consider one tiny-tiny detail, it’s Saturday on the Camino and all the Albergue, Pensions & Hotels are booked. Seems the other 2000 pilgrims on the Camino, learned … Continue reading

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A LITTLE PUSH TO SANTIAGO

I’m in the homestretch to Santiago A LITTLE PUSH TO SANTIAGO It’s push time on my Camino. To this point, I’ve never had much of a plan as to how or when I’d reach Santiago. It’s been more about the … Continue reading

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 Day 5-6-7 Camino de Santiago 

Puente La Reina   Street scape   For you M.M.    From the middle of the bridge at dawn.  Iconic bridge along the Camino   Sunrise I happened to follow a photographer. I was intrigued by the things he’d stop and photograph. He inspired … Continue reading

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PAMPLONA-Day 3-4

Identifying with the rogue horses in this video. (Sorry to use the link to YouTube,  I’m unable to add video directly from my phone) Walking to Pamplona today was a lovely experience. Only 21km and it felt easier than day 1&2. … Continue reading

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TESTING GRATITUDE

It was a frantic Easter weekend preparing my home, luggage and life for a year overseas. April 6th: Easter Monday was D-Day. My original KLM departure was cancelled, I was rebooked on an Air Canada flight. Brimming with Gratitude, Barcelona … Continue reading

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A TRICKLE OF FEAR

Now that I’ve made this declaration to walk the Camino de Santiago, I’m being tested on my commitment. Last night, I woke to my heart skipping in my chest. Not the skip you feel when Matthew McConaughey removes his shirt: … Continue reading

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LINEN AND LIES

The afternoon sun embellishes the delicate threads of my linen shirt as it dries on the rooftop clothesline of my daughter’s apartment in Barcelona. This was my chance to snap one of those ‘artsy’ photos I always want to take. … Continue reading

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EYES ON BAH-THA-LONA

Four weeks in Barcelona to write, decorate, absorb a new language, and visit with my daughter & her boyfriend. There’s not a single reason to shield my eyes from the Spanish-Splendour surrounding me… then again the day is young. Adhering … Continue reading

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