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Archive for July, 2007

Jul
2007
30

Camino Afterthought #7

For 30 days, we did not read a newspaper or see the news. On the Camino, we survived without Google News, the Daily Press, and CNN. And we missed the whole Paris Hilton soap opera. This morning as the headlines included the President’s colonoscopy and the furor the NFL football player Vick and his alleged ...
Jul
2007
22

Camino Afterthought #6

Often when we meet others, we ask:  “And what do you do?” In that way, we defined others by their work. And in turn, we are defined by our work. On the Camino, people are careful not to ask that or other prying questions. You learn about others only what they want to tell you. ...
Jul
2007
22

Camino Afterthought #5

If you wash and wear the same three t-shirts and two pair of slacks for a month, on occasion your clothes don’t match. If you get up in the dark, pack your backpack, and leave in the dark, there’s not much opportunity to put on makeup. If you shower and wash your hair in a ...
Jul
2007
20

Spiritual Surf: Revenge is a dish best served in the nude?

The best ways to handle anger: nude photo sessions, slutty behavior or destructive behavior A woman left children entrusted to her care unattended to venture into the woods and pose for nude pictures, the Associated Press reports. The woman, a 20-year-old, said the photo session was designed to get back at her boyfriend. It’s, indeed, a...
Jul
2007
17

Spiritual Surf: 4 noble truths about meditation; 10 ways to improve your life; suicide

Looking for solutions? Meditation, Self-Improvement and Chainsaws…? Two quick lists for you: 10 virtually instant ways to improve your life and 4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How To Get Started. Homer Simpson has appeared next to the ancient pagan fertility symbol of Cerne Abbas, according to the ...
Jul
2007
11

Camino Afterthought #4

I traveled in Spain for 30 days with only three summer shirts and two pair of slacks. It was a continual cycle of wash and wear. At home again, I opened my dresser drawers to find them stuffed full of shirts, so many in fact that the overflow is piled on a shelf in my ...
Jul
2007
9

Camino Afterthought #3

Throughout our pilgrimage in Spain, we saw pilgrims walking on the Camino in varying states of duress. We saw pilgrims with bleeding blisters. Others had to walk in flip flops because their feet were in such rough shape. Many people had a knee wrapped in an ace bandage and I saw one woman with both ...
Jul
2007
6

Camino Afterthought #2

At Samos we stayed in a huge, municipal refugio, a dormitory for 80 to 90 pilgrims. It turned out to be a mistake. A group awoke about five A.M. and began laughing and joking with no thought for the other exhausted pilgrims. A few nights later, we came upon another municipal refugio at Gonzar and ...
Jul
2007
6

This what I call a personality quiz

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Jul
2007
3

Camino Afterthought

In our technological twenty-first century, we have become accustomed to experiencing the world and other people indirectly. We see the world and others through the windows of our air conditioned cars and homes and on the screens of computers, TVs, and movie theaters. Walking days and days in all weather over difficult terrain on the ...