Small Update

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Hello – all is well. there been very little time for an update but in short I have crossed the Pyrenees and made my way to Spain! I am tired and in pain, but in great spirits. More later but … Read More

0 sleeps

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I should have expected 0 sleeps until departure would also mean 0 sleep before departure. I have been awake (unintentionally) since 2am Dallas time, but I am feeling good. Sitting in the international terminal at DFW I feel tired, excited, … Read More

No More Dithering, NP

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Among my online circle of fellow novice pilgrims, I find that dithering about your pack and equipment is almost a rite of passage. Major decisions like which backpack do you wear are given equal fervor as questions like should I … Read More

40 Night and 40 Days

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I read once that the biblical expression “40 days and 40 nights” just means a really long time. In the old Hebrew text, the number forty wasn’t generally used to indicate a specific number. It was used as a general term … Read More

62 Sleeps

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62 Sleeps or 9 weeks from today and I will be a pilgrim. I was asked yesterday “how long until you leave?” Without a pause I said “63 sleeps. But I am not really counting.” An acquaintance of mine used … Read More

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