Tag archive for Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago

Purpose

9/14 is an important date in my life.  Two years ago on this day, I found myself standing at the base of the Pyrenees Mountains getting ready to take my first of A Million Steps on the Camino de Santiago.  This walk forever changed my…

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24 Great Hours

I ran into my friend, Mark, at the Boise airport. He is a captain with Southwest Airlines and was en route to work in Oakland. I was heading to Petaluma to meet Justine Toms for a radio interview. I’ve known Mark for years and see…

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Lightning Strikes!

On September 12, 2012, my journey on the Camino began with an early morning flight. My blue backpack, weighing 22 pounds, fit nicely in the overhead compartment. The minimalist contents included several pairs of socks, three undies, four shirts, one pair of pants, a sleeping…

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The Destination is Usually the End

Exactly one year ago, I booked my ticket to Madrid for a trip that would change my life. Many moons ago, a good friend told me that when it comes to breakfast, the chicken was involved but the pig was committed. Well, the flight reservation…

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