Category Archives: Wondering

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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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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earthday 2013

A short post for this year’s Earth Day. The bad news according to Environment California  There are 100 million tons of trash in the North Pacific Gyre. In some parts of the Pacific, plastic outweighs plankton six to one. The … Continue reading

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Why this love of tattoos?

I wept when I looked at the close-up photo of a number tattooed on a woman’s arm at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. When I stepped back to blow my nose and allow a group of teenagers … Continue reading

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“When you travel you take something with you and you leave something behind.” This week’s WordPress photo challenge is Change. I’ve changed every time I’ve faced personal challenges such as marriage, motherhood, living in a new country, death of my … Continue reading


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Nice neighbors from Norway

Why do so many people go on vacation over Easter? The Museum had record attendance figures over the past couple of weeks. As several of my blogging buddies have reminded me its been a while since I last wrote a … Continue reading

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