Contentment vs. Settling

As of a few days ago, I can return to Europe.  A non-EU citizen such as myself can only be in the European Union’s Schengen Zone for 90 out of 180 days.  I was there for three months, meaning I must leave for at least three months.  Well, that three-month period has now passed.  At this moment, I’m in Ohio and have no immediate plans to go back to Europe.  I can say, though, that the passing of this date certainly did not go unnoticed.  It also brought some fresh observations and questions to mind.

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A Cup of Coffee with a Splash of Humility

The other day I was talking with a few people at my current job about coffee.  While talking about different flavor profiles of coffee, we started talking about New Orleans.  I mentioned that coffee from New Orleans has a unique taste because it contains chicory.

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The Road to Santiago

The Camino de Santiago is an instrumental part, not just of my journey, but of who I am as a person.  If someone truly wanted to understand me and why I see the world the way I do, he or she would have to understand the Camino and the impact it had on me.

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Welcome to Pilgrim Shelter

If you’ve been following up to this point, you probably noticed the change in the name of this blog.  It was a difficult decision to change the title because the previous one served me well.  SoR.Shelter was, and always will be, the title under which I started blogging.  However, I don’t think it encapsulated the scope of this blog well enough.

Thus, I bring you to ‘Pilgrim Shelter.’

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