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As I make changes to this Pilgrimage Creations site, I'll try to list the changes on this page so you can see quickly what has changed. When it is reasonable, I'll include a link to the change or new page.

  • 18 Mar 17 – Added March 2017 Out of India Newsletter.
  • 22 Feb 17 – Restructured picture menus on India Index page to better present sections in reverse time order.
  • 24 Feb 17 – Added pictures of Goa from our current 2017 trip.
  • 11 Feb 17 – Added February 2017 Out of India Newsletter.
  • 19 Jan 17 – Added January 2017 Out of India Newsletter.
  • 19 Dec 16 – Added 2016 Christmas letter.
  • 8 August 16 – Updated the Pilgrimage Creations Offerings page to clarify what we are currently offering.
  • 10 May 16 – Updated Do you Have a Match? Bocadillos, Poppies, and Pilgrims book page announcing that it replaces the Camino Musings version that was retired. Also listed this on Our Books index page. Also added Do you Have a Match? to the Book option on the site menues.
  • 26 Feb 16 – Added explanations of the Credential and the Compostela as well as cost estimates to the Some Thoughts for your Camino page. The additions are highlighted on the links on the page.
  • 4 Feb 16 – Added an analog clock and timer. You can access it from the Information tab on the menu. The clock is full screen and has a continuous sweep second hand (no one-second jerks). I use it to time my breathing practices where I want smooth action, not the jerk of most digital-analogue clock. Read the Help file at the clock for details.
  • 8 Jan 16 – Added What is a Pilgrim? - a pamphlet on pilgrimage in India by Swami Veda and made it available from several places including the India Bibliography page.
  • 10 Dec 15 – Added a 2015 Christmas letter and made it available from the Newsletter tab below the Home page tab.
  • 2 Dec15 – Changed the interdiction and added several books to Bibliography of books mainly on and read in India. Marked “(Posted 12/15)”. Also changed menu “Information” “Resources and links” so that it points to both Indian and European Pilgrimage bibliographies.
  • 22 Nov 15 – Updated Contact us page to reflect Luminate address change (behind the scenes).
  • 19 Nov 15 – I introduced my latest book Mike's Morgans. Updated Our Books page to reflect that addition.
  • 19 Nov 15 – Reduced several books by as much as 30%. Updated Our Books page to reflect those changes. I also changed the format of the page.
  • Halloween 15 – Updated India Map enlargement to reflect all traveling we have done in India the last two years.
  • 28 Sept 15 – Made several minor changes to To India by Boat mostly to correct mistakes and clean up text.
  • 21 Sept 15 – Added new Gangotri 1 and Gangotri 2, The Mountains 2 picture pages and added links to them on the Introduction to India page.
  • 5 Sept 15 – Added new Rishikesh 1 and Rishikesh 2 picture pages and added links to them on the Introduction to India page.
  • 6 July 15 – Added new Omkarishwar 1 and Omkarishwar 2 picture pages and added links to them on the Introduction to India page.
  • 27 Jun 15 – Added new California pictures page for pictures that were originally in line with the text of the California to Jerusalem blog (and still are). I also added a link on the California to Jerusalem Picture index page.
  • 27 Jun 15 – Added new Arizona pictures page for pictures that were originally in line with the text of the California to Jerusalem blog (and still are). I also added a link on the California to Jerusalem Picture index page.
  • 2 Jun 15 – Added new Sri Sailam with Swami Anubhavananda pictures page and added a link to it on the Introduction to India page.
  • 6 Jun 15 – Added new Panaji with Swami Anubhavananda pictures page and added a link to it on the Introduction to India page.
  • 6 June 15 – Added several books to Bibliography of books on and read in India. Marked “[added # Jun 15]”
  • 3 Jun 15 – Made minor changes to several files mostly to correct mistakes.
  • 3 Jun 15 – Updated terribly out of date Site Map.
  • 31 May 15 – Added new Lonavla IIII Dec 2014 pictures page and added a link to it on the Introduction to India page.
  • 11 May 15 – Added new Rishikesh Elephants pictures page and added a link to it on the Introduction to India page.
  • 25 Apr 15 – Changed format of Introduction to India page. I made no content change beyond removing the date I changed or updated things.
  • 25 Apr 15 – Added five books by Swami Rama to Bibliography of books on and read in India.
  • 17 Feb 15 – Added three books to Bibliography of books on and read in India.
  • 16 Feb 15 – Removed the graphics and planning pages from the California to Jerusalem Route option on the menu because they are no longer appropriate to the report on the walk. The following 17 Jan additions take care of the old pages.
  • 17 Jan 15 – Changed California to Jerusalem - Route page to three maps of the entire walk.
  • 3 Jan 15 – Added a PDF selection for the second edition of Encounters on the Road to Jerusalem.
  • 3 Jan 15 – Updated previews of our books Encounters On the Road to Jerusalem and Do you Have a Match?.
  • 2 Jan 15 – modified menus to accurately show book names.
  • 27 Nov 14 – Added a 2014 Christmas letter and made it available from the Newsletter tab below the Home page tab.
  • 27 Nov 14 – We are now offering our Slide shows to those who encounter us on the road as the shows are in our computers. We have also added shows of our walk across America and Europe to Jerusalem as well as of our current time in India.
  • 27 Nov 14 – Since we are not offering workshops, walking classes, or the accompanied first days on the Camino options now or in the foreseeable future, I have removed them from the visible menu though I have left them on the site. If you want to go to them here are their links:
    Workshops
    Accompanied Camino de Santiago walks.
  • 27 Nov 14 – Changed the picture on the About Us page to two pictures.
  • 27 Nov 14 – Moved the menu up five pixels so it is now even with the bottom of the picture for better esthetics.
  • 27 Nov 14 – Changed the body font to sans-serif and onrollover for links to bold with a .css file and implemented it on many, if not all screens.
  • 23 Nov 14 – Changed History of Pilgrimage Creations slide shows and workshops page to include slide shows shown in Wangen, Germany, in July.
  • 23 Nov 14 – Changed India picture index to reflect adding picture pages:
    Pondicherry.
    Auroville.
    Gaia’s Garden I.
    Gaia’s Garden II.
  • 2 Nov 14 – Released second edition and updated page of Encounters on the Road to Jerusalem.
  • 17 Oct 14 – Canceled the WalkingEast.com URL and removed all (I hope) references to it changing it to the Walking East page.
  • 11 Oct 14 – Released a new book Do you Have a Match? Camino Musings.
  • 9 Sept 14 – Added India Stories, a page of essays about India.
  • 17 Aug 14 – Changed the name of the Auroville picture page to Gaia’s Garden, Auroville, India because all pictures on the page except one were of Gaia’s Garden.
  • 13 Aug 14 – Added a Master picture list of pictures on this site. I also added links to this page on the bottom of the Our Pilgrimage tab and Home Page tab.
  • 12 Aug 14 – Changed all header photos on the India pages to Indian pictures.
  • 27 June 14 – Made minor changes to text on home page and corrected a broken link.
  • 27 June 14 – Changed the India blog menu tag to Our Blogs. It now lists all four blogs.
  • 25 June 14 – Added text to and modified the FAQs page. More to come.
  • 24 June 14 – Added pictures of Lumbini.
  • 21 June 14 – Added pictures of Bodhgaya and Kushinagar.
  • 19 June 14 – Added pictures of Veranasi in Varanasi I and Varanasi II.
  • 31 May 14 – Added more pictures of Lonavla, India. These are of our February 2014 visit.
  • 31 May 14 – Combined the former Introductory page and Picture Index page to create the India introduction and picture index page. Also changed the Our Pilgrimage - India menus to reflect the changes.
  • 31 May 14 – Added pictures of Auroville, India.
  • 12 May 14 – Added pictures of Madurai, India.
  • 12 May 14 – Added pictures of Amritapuri and Munnar, India.
  • 12 May 14 – Added pictures of Kanyakumari, India.
  • 2 May 14 – Added pictures of Sarus cranes in Lumbini, Nepal.
  • 14 Feb 14 – Added more pictures of Lonavla.
  • 13 Jan 14 – Added pictures of Trivandrum and made several minor changes to text.
  • 9 Nov 13 – Added pictures of Mumbai and Lonavla.
  • 25 Oct – Made several minor textual changes and updates on Your Camino page.
  • 27 Sept 13 – Added pictures of our trips to India. There is a lot of work to be done yet, but this is a start. Also added a link to them on the menus and on the India introductory page.

  • 23 Sept 13 – Added a blog of our upcoming pilgrimage to India and many minor changes to accommodate and point to it. You can get to the blog at India.WalkingWithAwareness.com.

  • 16 Sept 13 – Added initial text to 2013 extended stay in India.

  • 15 Sept 13 – Added initial text and pictures to First steps in India 2004. There is more to do here yet but you have some starting text.

  • 15 Sept 13 – Added an option for our video Axum: Coins and Places to Our Books page.

  • 15 Sept 13 – Removed option to buy autographed copies of our books because we will not be here to autograph them.

  • about August 13 – Added India to Our Pilgrimages menu. Added Our India Pilgrimages and To India by Boat and three other pages on India that are currently under construction.

  • about August 13 (internet down as I write this) – Published August Newsletter.

  • 13 July 13 – Published July Newsletter.

  • 10 July 13 – We will soon begin a pilgrimage in India. We have canceled our 2013 Finding your Camino Rhythms offering. We will not walk with pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago this September (2013). We have also canceled our workshops, slide shows, and walking classes for now. Our books are still available while we are away from the United States. With this entry we make our initial announcement. It will take a while to remove all offerings from the pages of Pilgrimage Creations though they are no longer available as of now.

  • 9 June 13 – Added notes that the deadline for sign-up is July 17 for of Finding your Camino Rhythms.

  • 9 June 13 – Changed the date of the September Finding your Camino Rhythms to a week later, September 17 to 25 due to schedule conflicts. Changed all mentioned of the time to the new days.

  • 9 June 13 – Published June Newsletter.

  • 16 May 13 – Added a section on Snow and winter walking to the Some Thoughts for your Camino page. Also added a list of topics on that page after the introductory paragraph.
  • 15 May 13 – Published May Newsletter.
  • 9 May 2013 – Changed Walking with Awareness Walking Classes schedule to indicate Petra is away in May and classes will begin again in June.

  • 9 May 2013 – Removed announcements for Early Bird Special for Finding your Camino Rhythms since special ended April 30.
  • 17 April 13 – Updated Site Map page to reflect changes and additions since 9 March.
  • 17 April 13 – Added option on Walking Class page asking where registrant learned about the walking class.
  • 7 April 13 – Published April Newsletter.
  • 4 April 13 – Added Google map links to Walking with Awareness Walking Classes page class location.
  • 1 April 13 – Added new Walking with Awareness Walking Classes page and option tabs on Our Offerings tab of menus. Also added associated registration and payment pages.
  • 1 April 13 – Payment page is now generic. That is, it works for all payments to Pilgrimage Creations. Changed links on Finding your Camino Rhythms pages to point to new Payments page. Removed old Finding your Camino Rhythms Payment page. Added After Payment page to be displayed after customer returns from payment at PayPal.
  • 1 April 13 – Added a "Make a Payment to us" option on the Our Offerings Tab on the drop-down menus. It links to the Payments page. This allows users to use the Payments page to pay easily for anything they purchase from us.
  • 8 Mar 13 – Added an explanation of the menus to the site menu. Also added a Site Map tab below Home page.
  • 15 Feb 13 – I just discovered that I never built a link to the pictures on the Hennepin and I&M canals in Illinois. I made the page and uploaded it and its pictures but never added a link on the Pictures index page! So today, two and a half years later, you can go from the Picture index page and view the pictures on the Illinois Canals page. I also added the page to the site map.

  • 10 Feb 13 – Announced $200 off Early-Bird Special for Finding your Camino Rhythms.
  • 10 Feb 13 – Published February Newsletter.
  • ~31 Jan – 2 Feb 13 – We changed the menu structure and some of the contents to make our Finding your Camino Rhythms offering clearer to our readers. We also updated the Site Map to reflect these changes.
  • 10-17 Jan 13 – Made several minor corrections to the Finding you Camino Rhythms pages including adding counters and banners announcing same on several Camino pages.
  • 10 Jan 13 – Added January newsletter and Newsletter entry page as well as menu option for Newsletters under Home.
  • New for 2013! On Epiphany we had our coming out for a new package. We added Finding your Camino Rhythms to our offerings at Pilgrimage Creations. We will lead pilgrims for their first seven days on the Camino de Santiago and then release them to walk their own Camino. We want to help you find the spiritual, emotional, and physical rhythms that will help make your Camino experience not only rich and joyful but also a path to improving your life. Currently we are planning to lead a group in September 2013. Learn more here.

  • 6 Jan 13 – The above announcement involved ten new pages and numerous announcements on several pages that normally receive fairly high traffic. I will not list them. The Finding your Camino Rhythms page begins the pilgrimage offering. Use the drop-down menu or the internal menu to navigate the pages. I also updated the site map page to reflect the changes. Then I made several minor changes around the site.
  • Late Nov, early Dec 12 – We did a complete change of the layout of Pilgrimage Creations replacing the side menus with drop-down menus on the top at the bottom of random pictures. We also made many minor changes and a few larger ones all around the site. The larger changes are listed separately below under 6 Dec, the day we put all these changes online. Browse around and enjoy the changes. If you have questions or observations, contact us.
  • 6 Dec 12 – I put the new pull-down menus and header pictures online.
  • 6 Dec 12 –I totally rewrote the pages on my Camino de Levante pilgrimage walk and subsequent wanderings this spring (2012). The new writings include changes on the opening page and an all-new four-page photo journal. These Camino de Levante writings are available under the Our Pilgrimage menu option.
  • 6 Dec 12 –We also changed the content of some of the California-to-Jerusalem pages and how you are directed from page to page. These are also under the Our Pilgrimage menu option.
  • 6 Dec 12 – We added a Site Map (under the Information menu) of as many pages as we could find.
  • 6 Dec 12 – We added a FAQs page (under the Information menu) which still needs considerable fleshing out.
  • 15 Sept 12 - Updated Spiritual and practical preparation for walking a pilgrimage page to reflect upcoming web workshops.
  • 12 Sept 12 - Changed the menus for the German (Deutsch) section of this site to more accurately direct your movement on the current version of the site. Also added a link to the Deutsch section on the opening banner on the Home page.
  • 23 Aug 2012 - Changed Our Books page and host it now on WalkingWithAwareness.com.
  • 8 Aug 2012 - Added a quick form to the Contact us page.
  • 23 Feb 12 - Updated and modified Some thoughts on your Camino page.

  • 22 Feb 12 - Renamed Links page to Resources to more accurately describe contents. Removed non-working links. Beafed up annotations. Added German Alp Clubs and Kompass maps.

  • 7 Feb 12 - Added pictures of our Santa Fe home.

  • 31 Jan 12 - Changed the name from Walking with Awareness to Pilgrimage Creation but continue to use www.WalkingWithAwareness.com web URL.

  • In this time between have made many changes not recorded.

  • 15 Dec 08 - Added article from Paso Robles Press, Paso residents walk to Jerusalem.

  • 4 Dec 08 - Clarified Germany to Rome book Christmas discounts.

  • Periodic - I continue to periodically update the Walking East Journal as we prepare for a 15 Jan 09 departure now.

  • 10 Nov 08 - Added We're walking east: California to Jerusalem pages and a bolg to tell all about our walk east that will begin in full with the beginning of the year.

  • 3 Oct 08 - Added back cover image and changed availability date for our new Germany to Rome in 64 days: Our Pilgrimage book.

  • 27 Sept 08 - Added review of Guida alla Via Francigena and put reviews on separate pages making the Reviews page only an menu list.

  • 20 Sept 08 - Added Do it Now a short essay with pictures.

  • 5 Sept 08 - Added a Reviews page with an initial review of the Lightfoot Guide to the Via Francigena.
  • 5 Sept 08 - Added Germany to Rome in 64 days: Our Pilgrimage book announcemant and added it to list of my books on Books by Mike page and made other minor changes to support this one.
  • 5 July 08 - Changed the VF map to a better version.

  • 30 March 08 - Bought the url and began to put things together as I split apart WorksAndWords.com into two entities.

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