Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Entries Tagged as 'Smyth County'

Day 24 – A Visit from Friends and 50-cent Coffee

October 13th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Seven Mile Ford and Chilhowie, Virginia. We covered 12 miles. The weather was clear, sunny, and reached 85 degress F. Seven Mile Ford is a wide spot in the road. It was pretty big for this type of town with businesses and several dozen brick homes. I stopped […]

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Day 23 – Churches and Memorials

October 11th, 2008 · 4 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Atkins and Marion, Virginia. The weather was lousy again this morning. It is cool and wet so you wear a rain jacket, but it is also warm enough that you perspire heavily under the jacket. Ick. We covered 12 miles. Atkins is a wide place in the road, […]

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Day 22 – A Big Pencil, a Big Bird, and a Big Screen

October 9th, 2008 · 3 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Wytheville and near Rural Retreat, Virginia. The weather was lousy most of the day. Really warm, foggy, and sticky in the morning. The afternoon threatened rain. We covered about 15 miles again. The big pencil – this is in front of an office supply store on Main Street […]

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