Back from Peru!

Back from Peru!

After two fantastic weeks in Peru we are (sadly) back to 90+ temperatures here in the Boston area. I wouldn’t do it justice if I tried to summarize what we did and saw in Peru here but trust me when…

Fly away with me

Fly away with me

We are taking a break from the absurdity of this winter. If 70+ inches of snow since January wasn’t bad enough, Boston is now faced with more snow and even lower temperatures. Luckily for me Pete convinced me a long,…

More snow and a hat

More snow and a hat

I’ve had the same wooly hats for as long as I can remember but I have also been too lazy to do anything about it. My white (and very warm) hat was a present from my mother years back and although it…

Sewing New Year's Resolutions

Sewing New Year’s Resolutions

Every year we make our New Year’s Resolutions, which we hardly ever complete; but they still give me a small sense of direction and make me feel excited about the next 365 days full of possibilities. For my sewing I have made a…

Felt flowers and more

Felt flowers and more

I hadn’t planned to work with felt, it just happened. I wanted to replace a frayed flower in a girl’s dress and felt just seemed an easy to work with and durable material. Ana and I bought thick threads, beads and…

We reached Santiago!

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

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…