The quilting bug

I seem to have caught the quilting bug! It started once classes were done and I had the whole summer ahead of me. I had finished my grandmother’s quilt and wanted a quick and easy project. Of course, a baby…

We reached Santiago!

I hope my lack of entries these last few days didn’t give you the impression that I couldn’t finish the Camino. We completed two more days to finally get to Santiago. Funny how suddenly 19 kms (of flat terrain) seemed like such a…

Two more stages done

What a journey! We have walked many kilometers and have met people from all over the world. We have heard funny stories and incredible ones too. We have seen people with blisters, loose toenails and all sorts of ailments, even…

First stage done

What a gorgeous day! We left Sarria with sun and with a lovely breeze. Everyone around us was in good spirits. The walk itself was not too hard, other than quite a few steep ups and downs and it was…

My first arrow

After years of wanting to walk the Camino de Santiago, the moment has finally arrived. Somehow I feel totally unprepared but very excited. My dad dropped me off at our first hotel and the first thing I saw was the…

The Aguayo fabric

Do you remember the fabric that my friend Lucia brought me from Argentina? I envisioned making a nice long skirt, with white around to show off the bright colors but I couldn’t find white wool to go with it, and…

A dress in a day

Yes, that’s right. A dress in a day. I was the first one to be surprised by this. This is my very own personal victory, in a day when my national team embarrasses itself in their World Cup debut. It…