Hi everyone! Happy 2021 -- I hope you are all safe and healthy with your families and sanity intact. I just have two updates: I decided that I am going to walk the Camino Frances again in Spring 2022 for my 50th birthday (pandemic, vaccine status, and travel restrictions permitting). I started a new blog... Continue Reading →
Final update on Steps to Support SCLS — $5,770
Hi friends-- THANK YOU for your incredible generosity supporting civil legal aid for those living in poverty in Snohomish County, WA! The final amount that I will post here on this blog is... $5,770!That's absolutely incredible and far more impressive than me just taking a long walk. Once I am back to work, I will... Continue Reading →
The night before Santiago total: $5,482
I will be walking into Santiago tomorrow morning with my head held high. I am proud of two things when I hobble into the cathedral square: I actually made it almost 500 miles across Spain, despite all of my internal obstacles (not in the best shape, not an experienced hiker, self-doubts, a left ankle with... Continue Reading →
(Almost) Live from Samos
The Steps to Support SCLS campaign has now exceeded goal: $5,274 as of 6:00 pm Samos time! This first photo is from a video posted on Facebook, and the total was $5,209 when I recorded it. Thank you!!! (Sorry for the offsite link; WordPress has decided it has had enough of me uploading videos and... Continue Reading →
New update: $4920!
(Post updated with new donations from the Facebook birthday fundraiser) I feel like I want to cry. I'm so touched and humbled by your support. We are now at $4,920 for civil legal aid in Snohomish County! It's crazy writing this next sentence-- We only have $80 left to go!Thank you, gracias, merci, danke!
... not to Santiago but to meeting the $5,000 goal of Steps to Support SCLS one woman walkathon! $4,668!That means we only have $332 left to go! I will reach Santiago in 8 days. Thank you everyone!
$4,548 for civil legal aid in Sno County!
SUPPORT SCLS HERE $4,548Friends, this is incredible. The Steps to Support SCLS campaign is now within $500 of the final goal! I am so excited, honored, and humbled by the generosity of all of you. I will be personally thanking each and every one of you when I am back in the office June 4... Continue Reading →
Steps to Support SCLS Update — $4,428!
Hey friends! I'm not writing a post tonight because I'm exhausted and it will be one of those phone-keeps-falling-on-my-face-because-I-nodded-off posts, but trust me when I say today was MUCH better than yesterday. Lots of great photos to share, too! In the meantime, here's an update on the one-woman-walkathon: $4,428!!!How close are we to hitting $5,000... Continue Reading →
Walkathon Update! $4,312
Steps to Support SCLS link is here. Hi friends-- man, what a difference a week makes! Last Monday I was struggling in high-80s heat, heat rash, new heat blisters, and four layers of hippy drippy sunblock that failed me. My skin didn't burn -- it literally bubbled. Today (Monday) it is in the low-30s with... Continue Reading →
A quick note before I push off today: the Steps to Support SCLS campaign is now at $4,072! Thank you for your support! Keep sharing!