Year: 2017

Camino de Santiago del Norte – Day 11

Cóbreces to San Vicente     Not quite 20 miles 30 September 2017 This is a rather lengthy post, but it has an interesting ending which relates to the purpose of my Camino—to reflect on the things in my life for which I am grateful. Leaving Cóbreces.  Can you spot the yellow arrow? Pilgrims are always on the lookout …

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Camino de Santiago del Norte: Day 4 and First Rest/Work Day

Note: This is a camino of gratitude for me. Each day, I choose something I am grateful for in my life and think and journal about it throughout the day. I will share an exerpt from my journal entries at the end of each day’s post. Day 4: Liendo to Santoña  – 6.9  miles 22 …

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The Art of Quitting: Finding Gratitude in Disappointment

Sometimes (well, many times) when you are traveling, things don’t turn out the way you envisioned them. I had such great plans to visit some parts of Scotland and for the past year I had even visualized myself there: The Isle of Skye,  West Highland Way, Eilean Donan castle, the Jacobite Steam Train (This was …

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Quest for Fiber: Chapter 10: A New Tradition in Herding Sheep

 I guess this falls into the “Quest for Fiber” category… I was certainly following behind a bunch of  fiber on the hoof today! Since I arrived in the English Yorkshires two days ago, I have been hoping to see some sheep dogs working on a real farm. I have seen them at sheep dog trials, …

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Quest for Fiber Chapter 9: The New Lanark Cotton Mill

I am backing up a bit to write about some of the spectacular places I have visited up until now.   In late June, I was in Glasgow and the first “go-to” place in my plans was the WorldHeritage Site of New Lanark. From Glasgow, it was only about a 45 minute train ride to …

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Quest for Fiber Chapter 8: Picky about my Hentilagets on Bressay

I had a day on Tuesday so overwhelmingly wonderful, that I had to take time to get a blog post out finally! I have actually had several of these kinds of days since I left home, but just have not gotten around to sharing about them. This one was really special because it combined my …

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