Light Enough?

When traveling I often take a before photo of the items I’m bringing. Once I return home I take a photo of any items that I did not use. I compare the two to help me the next time I travel. It’s really rare that I forget any key items, but even with planning and […]

Why I Walk

Why I Walk

Number one, because I can! I appreciate that my legs can carry me and wish to use them while they can. As I get older, I realize this is not a given and so I celebrate today that I can walk by walking.  For my health. As a prediabetic since 2010, walking helps keep me in […]

What’s Going with Me

What’s Going with Me

I’m preparing to walk 1,000 miles in 88 days through France and Spain. Some of those with be touring or rest days. I’m whittling down my pack list to get to the core of what’s essential, while realizing it doesn’t have to be perfect, it can be adapted as I go. Here’s what made the […]

What is Essential?

What is Essential?

I thought I was just going to crank out a post to show you my Camino packing list, but much more came up that deserves a voice. It all began two and a half weeks ago. I’d been on a lovely, yet wet walk, with my friend Berry. My goal was to go home and […]