One time I was walking along the Camino de Santiago through a eucalyptus forest with Julia and Christine and Matt and Marcus. Marcus is a trained mountain man/ lumberjack and we said, "Tell us about these trees, Marcus." But he just gave us a vague description and I said, "That's not what I meant." So... Continue Reading →
Reflections: There's stuff in my house. My mind is having a hard time with this. I have a drawer full of shirts. SHIRTS. I can wear any of them, because they're all clean. Gluten-free pizza. Bet your boots I ate one half of that puppy. No regrets. I didn't leave my shower very clean when... Continue Reading →
It's fair to say that Carl is the celebrity of the group. One of my pilgrim's told me, "I feel like he's way cooler than us. I still hold him on the Socceresque pedestal." Another pilgrim was like, "I'm so glad he's coming; I LOVE Carl." So! Pray for this one...the beloved one.
Want to know what I love about having Paul along? We sing songs together. All the time. Sometimes we play a game called, "Sing as much of a Broadway Musical together that we can remember." Which entails us starting at the first song and getting as far as we can. We switch parts and do... Continue Reading →
I probably wouldn't have made it without this one. This is Jessica. She is a coworker of mine, soft-spoken and sweet. One day we were working and I started talking about this trip I was going to take in summer of 2013 to the Camino de Santiago. "Here," I said, "I'll forward you my group... Continue Reading →
This is Graham. My sibs met him playing soccer, and then we realized he was a neighbor and they became closer friends. Sometimes he talks smack to me, but I know he's kidding. If he ever finds an animal, he tries to rescue it. Squirrels, birds, you name it...he's picked it up (rabies, man!) and... Continue Reading →