Home Sweet Home

May 15, 2018  I put my Solomon hiking shoes on again Monday after a hiatus of two days – and what a glorious spectacular day in the neighborhood it was!!! My neighborhood!! The Amazingly, Breathtaking and Beautiful, Awe inspiring Pacific Northwest!! In April and the first part of May I wandered the northern countryside of…

The Way Of Saint James

April 19, 2018 Day 14 on The Camino The Way of St. James, or El Camino de Santiago, is an ancient Catholic pilgrimage. In centuries past, folks would head out from their European homes and just start walking to Santiago de Compostela where the bones of apostle St. James are purported to be buried. Sometimes…

We Got Really, Really High Today!

April 11, 2018 Day 6 on The Camino This is the message I sent to my family:  “Made it to Berdeucedo – pretty tough day! We had rain, many HUGE hills, as well as horrendous downhills, snow, and well, it was just a tough day! We fricken climbed a mountain!!! No Internet at our albergue,…