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New friends . . .

Dan and I met some wonderful people today from France, Ireland, England, Australia and even Pittsburg and Northern Kentucky! It’s what the Camino deliver. Bien Camino! Tom

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Celebration on the Camino

Today was a day to celebrate.  Dan, our son who now resides in Brooklyn, come to Carrion to walk on the Camino with me for two days!  How cool is that!  He gets a sense of the Camino and I … Continue reading

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A Spiritual Day

So the Meseta is supposed to be the emotional section of the Camino but today, with all that’s going on, I found it to be very spiritual.  I only had a few brief conversations with other pilgrims and that was … Continue reading

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Camino listening . . .

So today was a perfect day to walk and just listen.  I know that those of you who know me find that hard to believe but yes, today I mostly just listened.  It was a blessing to be the receipiant … Continue reading

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Peace of the Camino

Hola, Today’s blog may be a little brief.  Small towns, more like hamlets, are wonderfully peaceful but the technology can be a little lacking. The first day of my second Camino didn’t disappoint.  After a very quiet departure from the … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins . . . again!

After several plane rides starting on Tuesday and a long bus trip from Madrid to Burgos, today I found the Camino, marked by those comforting little shells in the pavement always around the biggest church in town.  As I roamed … Continue reading

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Bags are packed!

Tomorrow marks the start of Tom’s Walk 2.0 — My second Pilgrimage across Spain to Santiago de Compostela!  As Peter, Paul and Mary sang “All my bags are packed and I’m ready to go.”  Hopefully, travels to Spain are uneventful.  … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Walk will follow!

Our family has been affected by Alzheimer’s — my mother-in-law and my sister-in-law. We’ve seen first hand how this disease affects both the victim and their families. We probably all know someone affected by Alzheimer’s.  After some research, I believe … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tom’s Walk 2.0

Welcome to Tom’s Walk 2.0 — My second Pilgrimage across Spain to Santiago de Compostela!  I hope you will continue to follow my newest adventure.  New shoes and Pilgrim Credential have arrived and I’m into the final stages of preparations. … Continue reading

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Coming Home!

June 21, 2015, Home Sunday, June 21st, is Father’s Day in the US.  What could be a more wonderful way to celebrate the joy of being a father than to be with my wife, family and friends on this special … Continue reading

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