Welcome to travel along with Kent and Linnea, on pilgrim routes and other journeys, at home and abroad. I will also be reflecting on every day life, and eventually also share family history and stories.
May 19: I sit in the kitchen this morning, thinking it may be my favorite room in the house. After years of indecision, we finally remodeled it, with Kent doing all the work. While seated at the little round table at its center, I look at the lovingly crafted and designed cupboards — the lazy … Continue reading “Reflections on Mortality: Happy Birthday to Me”
We lost our dear Joanna this week, the first of our little group called Sisters of Sorrow and Hope. We are alumni of the first cancer caregivers writing group founded in 2005 at the University of New Mexico Cancer Center by psychologist and cancer survivor Anjanette Cureton and artist, writer and cancer survivor Eleanor Schick. … Continue reading “Sisters of Sorrow and Hope: February 4, 2021”
My husband and I set off on our usual 3.5 mile walk along the North Valley ditch banks.At first I was busy talking with him, since we had been working separately all day and had lots to catch up on. By the time we got to our turn-around spot overlooking the Candelaria Fields toward the … Continue reading “Pilgrim Walk and Reflections: Thursday, January 22, 2021”
Sunday, January 9, 2021 Inspired by a Zoom meeting with a small group from the Albuquerque Chapter of American Pilgrims on the Camino, Kent and I embarked on a small pilgrimage on Sunday afternoon. Although we usually prefer to walk in the natural areas in the bosque (woods) along the banks of the Rio Grande, … Continue reading “Pilgrimage in Place”