January 8, 2018

Midway through the second climb after leaving O’Cebreiro, I was cursing the author of my guidebook, who had left out vitally important information. I had been promised a downhill walk the day after the big climb. Nowhere had it stated that two major climbs happened bef...

April 12, 2013

Favorite Things

Few things will put you back in the present moment like a taste of your favorite thing. For me, it is yummy avocado. But what to do when it seems that avocados are no longer in season?

I was confronted with just such a situation last week, when after a da...

February 22, 2013

The Avocado Syndrome

For the last few months, I have been observing a new pattern unfolding.  It has to do with an almost magical manifestation of the things that I need in my life. I call it the avocado syndrome, after its most recent occurrence.

In said avocado experie...

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