On our final day walking the Camino we went from Padron into the city of Santiago de Compostela. We walked 31 kilometers, more than 45,000 steps. That was an insane amount of walking! Here is a photo of the Camino we walked, from Tui to Santiago. This map was included on our credencial del peregrino … Continue reading Final Day Walking the Camino
If you ever have a chance to visit this beautiful "City by the Bay," make sure you get over to the botanical garden there as it's among the best in the world. The garden is divided into sections of the world where specific flowers, plants, bushes and trees grow. For example, in the "Southeast Asian … Continue reading San Francisco Botanical Garden
Our Zen Garden Hibiscus beauty is short lived. The bloom is here today, gone tomorrow. Such delicate flowers blooming from a riot of stems Don't know what these pink flowers are called but they thrive in sunny Spain Even our bushes are blossoming!
I bask in the sunlight this beautiful June day.So delighted to be out--no clouds about. Sky so blue! Flowers of red, yellow and many other hues enjoying themselves too, blossoming in bunches the whole day through.Source of all, I thank you kindly for days like today, when our troubles simply melt away. There is nothing … Continue reading Sunny Afternoon
When mom died, I felt adrift, like my anchor was gone. When dad left us too, it was a kick in the stomach. Their absence is keenly felt. Not just on the Day of the Dead. But everyday. As my attempt at a poem reflects, the death of loved ones hurts very deeply. And it … Continue reading Remembering Our Dead
Although I have been to Golden Gate Park before, I had never seen the stunningly beautiful Botanical Garden located there. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of exploring it for the first time. Here is a map of the park. As you may be able to see from the map, the park is divided into different … Continue reading The Beauty of San Francisco’s Botanical Garden