Preparing for (until April 2019) and Walking (April and May 2019) the Camino de Santiago de Compostela
Sights from the road
I had nothing at all to do with planning todayâs adventure, but I was a very willing participant.Â For the second time in as many weeks, I joined the Bloomington WOW (Women of the Woods) group for their 2nd annual âhot potato hikeâ at Brown County State Park.Â Did we...read more
Here's a list of posts I want to write when I get some free time. These posts will cover more experiences and thoughts from October: A Family Affair Hazards, Part 2 Solitude? Fairy-Tale Woodsread more
It is, without a doubt, my Camino.Â Slowly but surely, however, everyone is getting on board.Â Everyone, of course, means âthe family*.âÂ Itâs easy enough for acquaintances to come up with statements such as: âYes, you must!âÂ âDo it!âÂ âGo for it!âÂ âDo it while you...630-955-1555
Yes!Â Quite literally!Â You see, Iâve been walking with a pack since late August.Â Two months now.Â I began with a pack I borrowed from Eleanor, kind of testing it out.Â Finding the brand and the model to my satisfaction, I placed my biggest Camino-related order to...read more
It was sometime in June (2018) when I began saying, with conviction, âIâm going to walk the Camino next spring,â but the idea had taken hold of me a good month before that.Â The notion was nowhere in my thinking in the early months of the year, but for some reason I...(226) 350-9056
Thatâs me in the photo.Â (You probably guessed that.)Â Midwesterner through and through.Â I was born and raised inâ¦. Well, if you care about all that, check out my (in)complete bio here.Â For now, know that I am spending many hours on wooded trails of several counties adjacent to my home in Bloomington, Indiana as I prepare to head off, on foot, on a 500-mile, centuries-old pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in NW Spain come spring of 2019.Â âCome with meâ as I reflect on my training and then on my experiences as a peregrina (pilgrim).