Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 49 – Horns

October 2nd, 2009 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today I left the Birmingham area and walked through McCalla and Woodstock, Alabama. The day was cool – 60 in the morning and 75 in the evening with clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon. I walked 16 miles and drove three miles. At the southern end of Birmingham, Route […]

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Tags: Alabama · Bibb County · Jefferson County · Tuscaloosa County

Day 48 – Downtown

October 1st, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I walked through Birmingham, Alabama today. The weather was great again – 55 in the morning and 80 in the afternoon with clear skies. Rain is forecast for tomorrow, so we shall see. I don’t have a good guess about how far I walked today. In a major city like Birmingham, I […]

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Tags: Alabama · Jefferson County

Day 47 – A Drive In and Hopping Parking Lots

September 30th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Good weather continued today. Bad traffic darkened it and cut my miles to 15. I started walking at the south end of Springville, walked through Argo and Trussville, and entered Birmingham. The day started at 50 degrees with clear skies (it ended in the high 70s). I began at the edge of […]

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Tags: Alabama · Jefferson County · St Clair County

Day 33 – Back to Plain Old 11

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

be Dwayne Phillips We entered Knoxville and made it to the point where Route 11E rejoined Route 11W to become plain old U.S. Route 11. Today was a short day of walking. After walking, we drove eight hours back to Reston, Virginia so I could go to the dentist tomorrow. The weather was a little […]

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Tags: Jefferson County · Knox County · Tennessee

Day 32 – A 20-Mile Day

October 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Jefferson City, New Market, and Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Note: Not all of the towns in Tennessee have two words in their names; it just seems that way. The weather again was chilly – 40 degrees F in the morning and 50 at quitting time. We did indeed cover […]

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Tags: Hamblen County · Jefferson County · Tennessee