If he can do it at 84, then what do we have to complain about?

Life is simple on the Camino.  It’s all about the walk.  We usually walk for 8  hours each day.   We get out of bed early to walk before the sun gets hot.  We eat a breakfast after an hour on the trail, and then we eat a second breakfast around ten.  An empty belly, we have found, gives the legs and feet more room for … Continue reading If he can do it at 84, then what do we have to complain about?

People who love people are the happiest people in the world, or so sings Barbara

It’s not a forced march.  It’s not the Bataan Death March of American Soldiers at the gunpoints of the Japanese Army.  It’s not the bare feet Trail of Tear March of Cherokee Indians at the gunpoints of the American Army.  It is not the Lydda Death March of Palestinian Arabs at the gunpoints of Isreal’s Army.  It is us:  Ann and I.  We were born … Continue reading People who love people are the happiest people in the world, or so sings Barbara

People who love people are the happiest people in the world, or so says Barbara

It’s not a forced march.  It’s not the Bataan Death March of American Soldiers at the gunpoints of the Japanese Army.  It’s not the bare feet Trail of Tear March of Cherokee Indians at the gunpoints of the American Army.  It is not the Lydda Death March of Palestinian Arabs at the gunpoints of Isreal’s Army.  It is us:  Ann and I.  We were born … Continue reading People who love people are the happiest people in the world, or so says Barbara

Love the flowers, love the children. The Camino Delivers..

Here’s the metaphorical, thematic overlay of the Camino de Santiago.  Ha ha.  I’ve lost you already,  haven’t I? It’s really not all that complicated.  The first 160 miles affirms everything you seen, tasted, smelled, loved, hated and experienced:  Your greatest successes;  your worst failures.  You travel through lush green forests, up and down hills, into and through lively, historical villages.  You talk to each other. … Continue reading Love the flowers, love the children. The Camino Delivers..