Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Chased by a Bloodhound

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips This is the first of my stories from taking a walk. I was barked at by countless dogs on the walk. I was chased by a few hundred of these dogs. Dogs are territorial animals. They bark and chase if you enter their territory. It was easy to tell the territories of […]

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Tags: Alabama

Day 46 – A Change in the Weather

September 29th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Another 18-mile day today. I walked through Springville, Alabama. I think I walked through the communities of Whitney and Pleasant Hill given the names on buildings, but I am not sure those places exist. The weather was one of the big items of the day. The weather changed – at 7AM it […]

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Tags: Alabama · St Clair County

Day 45 – The Other Side of the Interstate

September 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips Today I walked through Reece City, Attalla, and Steele, Alabama. I covered 18 miles – a new high for this year’s effort. The weather was better, but not as fine as I hoped. It was 70 and cloudy in the morning and 82 and sunny in the afternoon. The air was drier […]

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Tags: Alabama · Etowah County · St Clair County

Day 42 – Cemetery to Statues

September 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I walked through Hammondville and Fort Payne, Alabama. I covered 16 miles. Weather: 75 and cloudy in the morning to 89 and sunny in the afternoon. The day started cloudy and a little drier than the past couple of days. I took a detour to avoid some dogs (more about dogs below). […]

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Tags: Alabama · DeKalb County