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  1. Tom Quinn

    Camino de Santiago based Bachelor Thesis

    Done. Suggest survey expand age groups.
  2. Tom Quinn

    What to wear in Winter

    Dave, Excellent advice. Cotton kills. Best used as a small towel or a handkerchief. So glad that you are back. Semper Fi Marine. Tom Quinn
  3. Tom Quinn

    COVID New start dates?

    I just do not know what to say. Hopefully I will be able to walk the Camino in September. But I do not see that really happening. So much has to occur in order for me to do that. I continue to pray and to listen to Ivar's Monday talks. We'll see what happens.
  4. Tom Quinn

    2021 Guidebooks

    Michael thank you for your update. We had a saying when I was an active duty Marine officer... FUBAR! Time and common sense will eventually prevail.
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    Plans for 2021?

    So much has to be done , Safety has to be Primary concern For all of us . I honestly do not see Spain opening up for me Until 20 22 . I sure wish it was different But reality Strikes .
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    Plans for 2021?

    So much hope and so much has to happen before a reasonable solution is agreed upon. All I can do is contiue to work out and pare down the gear that I intend to take with me.
  7. Tom Quinn

    Finisterre the end of the way for me,for now

    Deepest congratulations for not only your walk but for the glorious and memorable pictures at the end celebrating the conclusion of dedication and persistence. What great memories!!!
  8. Tom Quinn

    Happy 80th birthday, Martin Sheen

    Simply, happy birthday young man. Enjoy, you have lived well and opened the minds and hearts of many.
  9. Tom Quinn

    COVID Three-minute video guide: what to do at albergues

    The suggested procedure appears reasonable yet daunting when I am tired and hungry at the end of a walk. My dad had a phrase that seems to apply here. "Make haste, slowly!"
  10. Tom Quinn

    Osprey Atmos AG 65 hip pockets question

    Ge1ert, I have a similar Osprey pack. I played with it for hours, just as you are doing, and it fits me like a glove. Play with it, adjust the torso and the hip belt as well as the whistle cross strap. Learn that pack BEFORE you hike with it. You will be happy with it. Mine hugs me like a...
  11. Tom Quinn

    COVID A ray of hope

    According to the latest information that I have seen, at this time no tourists from America will be allowed entry into Spain. Spikes in Covid-19 preclude us from making a journey this year.
  12. Tom Quinn

    Cathedral to reopen?

    The gift today is to embrace patience. In time it will happen.
  13. Tom Quinn

    Wanna get paid to hike the Appalachian Trail?

    No tune is better to me than those supported by a banjo. It is ALWAYS happy or inspirational. Never been a sad banjo tune. Just sayin...
  14. Tom Quinn

    COVID Travel to Europe — 2020

    I do understand that a negative test result can be used, however it really is immunity to covid-19 that is desired, immunity by either a survival from this disease or a vaccination that insures and guarantees immunity from it. A negative test in my opinion is just a time snapshot. Its...
  15. Tom Quinn

    It Is Normal For Feet and Knees to Become Sore

    Dave, You are a marvelous encourager. Wish that we had the hills to practice here in SoFla. But there are stairs and while not as scenic can serve a purpose. Thank you for all the meaningful information you share with us. I hope Spain opens up soon and that any that wish can walk their dream on...