Let Your Body be Your Guide

“So how far are you planning to walk today?” was a question often heard on the Camino. In the early days of my walk to Santiago, I knew the answer. I had an Excel spreadsheet that listed all the towns in which I planned to stop and the distances between them — in both miles and…

The Voice in My Head

My mother has this thing about advice: she doesn’t give it.  She once told me it was because she never wanted to tell us what to do only to have it not work and her words come back to haunt her.   This whole mom-not-giving-advice thing has worked out pretty well so far.  But sometimes I…