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About dearrosie

We think we need so much, when all we really need is time to breathe. Come walk with me, put one foot in front of the other, and get to know yourself. Please click the link to my blog - below - and leave me a comment. I love visitors.

Buen Camino Guy!

This is a post I wish I didn’t have to write. I walked the Camino in May 2012 with a group of Canadians: eleven women and one guy (whose name was “Guy”). Barbara [one of the women in our group] … Continue reading

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the next step of my journey…

Hello! I’ll assume you’re glad to see me 🙂  but want to know where I’ve been? I gave myself permission to take a blogging-break far from the madding crowd to  reconnect with the peace, acceptance and happiness from living in … Continue reading

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time to play in the mud…

This post is in three parts… 1. Blogging buddies. I end all my walks on the beach in Malibu with a GROM gelato, and in my posts I mention how nice it would be if you could join me there.  … Continue reading

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“T” is for Trevor from Texas

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. – Kahlil Gibran I’m really tired. I wasn’t going to write a post today.  … Continue reading

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Santiago de Compostela in Southern California

It is with deep sadness that I share the sad news that Wolfgang, my pilgrim friend who walked the Camino after he was given six months to live, passed away on Friday night. His friend Kurt sent me an email … Continue reading

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no place for sissies in the Wild West

“There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one’s position, and be bruised in a new … Continue reading

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Summer’s arrived over here

Spring is the time when blossoms, tulips and daffodils fill our gardens. How do you define summer? you wear a tee-shirt and shorts sweat drips down your back after a walk to the corner your swim suit and towel are … Continue reading

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A few months ago my blogging buddy, Georgette, at Georgette Sullins’s Blog tagged me with a blogging challenge, which came with a set of rules 1. Post these rules. 2. Post a photo of yourself and eleven random facts about you. 3. … Continue reading

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“My Lady Is Compared to a Young Tree” by Vachel Lindsay

April is National Poetry month. I share a poem written by an American poet, Nicholas Vachel Lindsay My Lady Is Compared to a Young Tree – by Vachel Lindsay When I see a young tree In its white beginning, With … Continue reading

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Seeds of Peace

“Is is the responsibility of all people with an aspiration to spiritual perfection to help develop a deep recognition of the value of other faiths …”   – The Dalai Lama In 1893 the first formal gathering of representatives from eastern … Continue reading


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