Welcome to Caminobleu!

On the roadside along the Via Francigena nel Sud, April 2019

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.

A Hard Walk

Inspired by reading Dianne Homan’s Walk Your Own Camino and a recent hike close to home. The Physical Camino September 24, 2020 Yesterday Kent and I took a walk in the Sandia Mountains on a trail I always thought of as moderate, although it goes steadily up for a couple of miles, and the switchbacks … Continue reading “A Hard Walk”

Morning Thoughts

July 9, 2020:  The First Tomato I am up early this morning, enjoying delightfully cool hours that should be quiet, but are not. For some reason the sound of traffic is loud, not only from I-40 half-a-mile away, but also from the surrounding streets. I water the potted plants in the patio, which are blooming … Continue reading “Morning Thoughts”

Companions on the Way

June 27, 2020 As I stepped into the patio this. morning, flocks of house finches and other small birds who had gathered at the new pigeon-proof bird feeder, scattered into the sky like flung confetti.  I felt a bit like St. Francis, with his bird companions. Recently thoughts of “companions on the way,” upon which … Continue reading “Companions on the Way”