Serra and the Mission Walkers

From the Santa Barbara mission our little expedition still had another 35 miles to walk, to reach our final destination of this journey in Ventura, California. The words to the song Ventura Highway by “America” now resonates within me as our group takes in the full view of the Pacific Ocean. In 1972, the song […]

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My 1970’s Era Road Trip

“In a letter back home to his mother Twain wrote, “I have just heard five pistol shots down the street. …The pistol did its work well … two of my friends were shot. Both died within three minutes.” In the late summer of 1974, with the blessings of our parents, my friend Hank and I, […]

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Camino de Santiago/Day in the Life

4/12/2019 Dare I change today, anyone of the sentences or thoughts I used to describe this particular day on my Camino Francés? Today, nearly two years later, I think not. I’ll just enhance the story a bit. The memories I believe, will just slowly fade into time. And today, time is all I’ve got. Sociologist […]

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