Author Archives: Woodswoman

About Woodswoman

Writer, educator, psychotherapist, woodswoman. Crave solitude and just walked the Camino de Santiago from the French Pyrenees to Santiago de Compostela. Long-term partner, Neil. Three grown kids, one traveling the world for a couple of years (see theparallellife.com), and two in other countries . . . Thailand and Texas! One Golden Retrievers and two cats. Avid reader, looking for 10 more hours in each of my days.

Next up . . . Camino Portugues!

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 – It’s been a long time since I have written anything on this site, but tonight is a night for an announcement.  I just made my reservation for Camino #3, but this time from Porto to … Continue reading

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Reliving The Camino (at least a bit)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  It is June and Neil and I are in Ouray at his log cabin, as we usually are during this time of the summer.  We have a new addition, a Golden Retriever Rescue female, six years … Continue reading

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After A Month’s Reflection . . .

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 I left Spain just a bit more than a month ago, and flew directly to Italy for another 12 days, but even then I was writing about things to consider after I returned home.  My initial … Continue reading

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Leavin’ On A Jet Plane . . . for ITALY!!

Monday, October 12, 2015.  Tomorrow Laurie D leaves for Finisterre and Muxia, and will return to Santiago de Compostela in a bit less than a week.  The other Laurie and Salvatore left last night on a train to Barcelona, and … Continue reading

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Last Days in Santiago de Compostela

NOTE:  Another fu-bar . . . an earlier version of this write posted itself!  So you will get an amended one now, and if you try to read the other one, you will get a message that there is no … Continue reading

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To Santiago de Compostela – The Walk In

Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Okay, today’s the day.  A short walk, less than five km, and I will be at the foot of the steps to the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela.  No breakfast at the Polish albergue today, so … Continue reading

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An Aside . . .

For those of you who follow, especially who receive my posts on your e-mail, lately I notice that when I edit a post,  the final version does not always show up in the original e-mail to myself, but does show … Continue reading

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