Cotswolds Castle Combe Circular Walk

A Walk in the Cotswolds: Castle Combe Circular

Castle Combe Circular Walk Our First Walk In The Cotswolds!! As we walked from the car park into Castle Combe early on a Saturday morning, I turned to Taido and said: This is the exact moment I have been anticipating since we decided we were moving back to England.    I’ve been stalking photos of …

Bristol

Snapshots of Bristol

One Month in Bristol, England We moved to Bristol on December 31st, our 27th wedding anniversary.  So we have been here for about a month now, which is not really that long, but we have unpacked our stuff and we’ve purchased some second hand furniture. Our house feels less like a sparsely furnished airbnb and …

In Bristol at Trinity College, 2021 Favorites

2021 Favorites

2021 Favorites Happy New Year from our new home! We ended 2021 by moving back to the UK. It’s been a bit of a flurry, but now we are in our new home in Bristol, quarantining and waiting for our shipment of stuff to arrive. Our house is currently empty except for a couple of …

white bean chili

White Bean Chili

White Bean Chili Between daylight savings and colder temperatures arriving, it’s SOUP season at our house. We have had soup for dinner every night this week I think. Tomato and Potato Cheddar Soup. French Peasant Soup, Winter Veggie Curry. Last night I made a White Bean Chili that I have made often in the last …

Ouachita Trail in Winter

Hiking The Ouachita Trail in Winter

Hiking The Ouachita Trail in Winter or The Hardest Hike I’ve Ever Done The three weeks I hiked on the Camino in September was the longest distance I have ever hiked at one time…266 miles. But it was for sure not the hardest hike I have ever done. Hiking the Coast to Coast across England …

23Camino O Pedrouzo to Santiago

The Camino Will Always Be With You

The Camino Will Always Be With You It’s normal to have post Camino blues. Coming home from any grand adventure is a big mix of feelings. I found myself both glad to be home and constantly missing the trail. And of course, I missed my trail sisters! I wrote them a letter a few days …

4Camino Arzua to O Pedrouzo

Camino de Santiago Day 6: Arzua to O Pedrouzo

Camino de Santiago Day 6: Arzua to O Pedrouzo Fifth Day of Walking the Last 100 km to Santiago 19.5 kilometers 12 miles Elevation:  382.12 meters up +   473.69 meters down Earth is crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God, But only she who sees takes off her shoes. -Elizabeth Barrett …