Tag archive for A Million Steps

So Many Chances

On the 21st of May, I was walking through Najera and stopped for lunch at the same place I ate on my last Camino. There was one other pilgrim dining in this quiet cafe. I enjoyed the food and reminisced about my previous time at…

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Tres Amigos

The fifth day ended and I was devouring ice cream in front of the albergue.  I heard a man loudly talking on his cell phone. He said, “I have three bunks reserved.  Two on the bottom and one on the top,  I will take the…

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Disconnect

Unplugged is a live album recorded in 1992 by Eric Clapton. At the time, the title seemed odd to me. I had to listen to the music several times to get the true meaning from this incredible artist. He disconnected from his traditional guitar to…

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Tower of Gratitude

While taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, puddles of gratitude seeped into my soul from the most unlikely pools. These satiated feelings were stirred by getting a bottom bunk in the hostel or helping a stranger with a blister. Always the simplest…

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Marvelous Mallika Chopra

Just over a year ago, Edie Weinstein interviewed me for her radio program. She is a kind soul and we had an instantaneous bond that carries forward through today. The cosmic forces collided to provide an opportunity for us to meet in the biggest of…

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Big Apple……Gigantic Bite

A friend recently gave me a priceless gift by allowing me to move into his New York apartment while he is on long world journey.  I am writing this post from Manhattan and have about 30 more days do devour this area as another Camino…

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Mom

While taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, I met a family that left quite an impression on me. Joseph and Tobi were walking the path with their two children, Mateo, seven, and Pasqual, two. The love that flowed within this family was unbelievable….

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De-moat Yourself

Taking a million steps on the Camino de Santiago allowed me to push every boundary of comfort.  I walked 500 miles in a foreign country, slept in rooms full of the world’s finest snorers, ate a new diet, learned to communicate through stick drawings, and…

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Stop Foiling Yourself

While taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago, I had the opportunity to deal with some inner pain that had accumulated throughout my life.  This included my fathers death, my own battles with alcohol, and a dysfunctional relationship with my then current girlfriend….

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Adventure 16

One of the many great things about taking A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago was to enjoy the sense of adventure associated with a grand journey.  The key to the expedition was to leave home without expectations and just go with the flow….

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