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.
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”
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”
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”
Click on the photos to enlarge them and display captions. Creating this portfolio was a year-long project that involved working in a small group with other members of the Enchanted Lens Camera Club to help each other develop a selection of no more than twelve photos that together conveyed a theme or a story. I … Continue reading “Windows Transformed: Portfolio Project 2020”
June 9, 2020 After last night’s brisk wind, the morning was fresh and cool as we walked along the ditch banks. There is often a certain progression in my thoughts as I walk, not guided by me, but seemingly birthed from the motion of my legs, the swing of my arms, the pounding of my … Continue reading “Night and Morning: Being Tucked In”