Tag Archives: The Camino

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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Change

“When you travel you take something with you and you leave something behind.” I’ve changed every time I’ve faced personal challenges such as marriage, motherhood, living in a new country, death of my parents, but the biggest life-changing experience for … Continue reading

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Wild Weekly Photo Challenge: People in Nature

Over the past few years I’ve spent many hours walking many miles in the great outdoors. I’m delighted to share a few favorite moments with you along the Camino in Spain What to do when you’re hiking on a hot … Continue reading

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Museum Musings: “Do you have a sitting room?”

Thanks to everyone who helped me choose a photo for the Museum staff bi-annual art exhibition called “The Underground”  (in the post Excuse me, have you said thank you?) The top three were: Early One Morning which received nine votes … Continue reading

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Walking in Spain: “I just had to do it”

An article by Ken Budd in July’s AARP’s magazine resonated with me: Whatever scares you, do it. Now. Escaping your comfort zone can make you happier, smarter, more confident, more grateful, and more satisfied with life -while strengthening ties to … Continue reading

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How does one speak to a ghost?

Like most public places in the United States these days, all the employees of the Museum have to wear the official photo I.D hanging from a lanyard round our necks. Lanyards are commonly used to display badges for identification, where security … Continue reading

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Excuse me, have you said thank you?

Sitting behind this guy in yoga I read the words on his sweat shirt several times before I realized the message was meant for me. Over the past six months several of my blogging buddies have given me blogging awards … Continue reading

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