Category Archives: What Goes on in the Mind

Half a Camino distance day . . . almost!

On Memorial Day, my college roommate, Gloria, and I (of course now more than four decades older) walked the Bolder Boulder.  I haven’t participated in that lovely mob scene for twenty years, but Gloria and her husband were visiting us … Continue reading

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Going Within: Part I

Say hello to a Haiku, written for me: Pilgrimage today Traversing the north of Spain Off to find my truth -Mary Kay Loner – March 6, 2013 My friend Mary Kay sent this to me soon after our last Couple’s … Continue reading

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A One-Way Plane Ticket . . .

Have I mentioned that I have a plane ticket for my trip to walk the Camino de Santiago?  One night in the wee hours, I was clicking through a variety of airline search sites and found a one-way fare from … Continue reading

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Musings, Collective Walking, and Ants . . .

A civilization of ants made a crowded pilgrimage up and down the edge of my garage floor where it met the driveway.  They weren’t there yesterday, but this morning, as I put the final touches on the packing task for … Continue reading

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In Memoriam . . .

May 30, 2012.  When I decided to walk the Camino de Santiago, the first question was “When?” though perhaps it should have been “Why?”  That question will be left for another time, but the “when” question seemed fairly easy.  Spring … Continue reading

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Walking My Mind As Well As My Body . . .

April 29, 2012.  It’s Neil’s birthday weekend, and I haven’t been out on a walk since the 21st up at Beaver Creek.  A medical procedure and its preparation took two days of last week, and preparing Julia Child’s Boeuf Borguignon … Continue reading

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