Julee and I left Seattle on April 10 to join staff members of a hostel on the Way of Saint James (Camino de Santiago). We will be volunteers at the 26 bed hostel for three weeks beginning April 15. The hostel is a ministry of The Netherlands based Oasis Ministries, and while there we will pull our weight by participating in cleaning and cooking as well as interacting with the pilgrims that move through each day on their way to Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain. The hostel is located in the northeast corner of Spain in a very small village called Villamayor, fairly close to Pamplona (convenient for Julee to run with the bulls while I take pictures of her from some balcony safely above the action.
But more on that in a later blog… in the meantime, we had a stop over in New York City to spend time with our daughter Carly and her boyfriend Eric Manuszak, and had an excellent time. Carly and Eric took us to their favorite Vegan restaurant (I had Spaghetti and wheatballs?) then the next day we walked all over Manhattan experiencing the Big Apple. Thanks so much for your wonderful hospitality Carly and Eric, and for letting us cheat and beat you at the Sequence game.
Thanks for visiting this blog, and thanks for your prayers for us!