Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 55 – Mississippi

October 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips It was hot today folks. 80 degrees at 6AM and 95 in the afternoon. During today’s walk, I drank four 20-ounce bottles of water, one 20-ounce bottle of Gatorade, one 20-ounce Welch’s Grape Soda (the number 2 best soft drink in the world), one 12-ounce Coke, and one cup of coffee. I […]

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Tags: Alabama · Lauderdale County · Mississippi · Sumter County

Day 54 – A University and a Parallel

October 8th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Another 18 miles walked today. The temperature was 68 degrees in the morning with a low cloud cover. We ended with 88 degrees and mostly sunny. I am glad that I was able to start at 7AM and end before 3PM. After 3PM the heat coming off the pavement is much worse […]

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Tags: Alabama · Sumter County

Day 53 – Rain, Sunshine, Cows, and Catfish

October 7th, 2009 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I awoke to the sound of thunderstorms (seems like a good title for a book or something). They were moving through the area. This delayed the start of walking today and also caused me to break the walk for an hour in mid-morning. The temperature was 65 degrees with the threatening skies […]

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Tags: Alabama · Greene County · Sumter County