Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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December 13th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I like libraries. In 1980, I hated libraries. I walked past half a dozen libraries in 1,100 miles. Four stay in my mind. I guess I never saw the library in Collinsville, Alabama. It hadn’t yet officially opened. It is in my mind as the town was having a “quilt walk” to […]

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Tags: Alabama · Virginia

Day 51 – Out of Town

October 5th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today I walked 18 miles on an overcast and cool day. I left Tuscaloosa and walked through the towns of Fosters and Ralph, Alabama. It was 62 degrees and misty in the morning and 68 in the afternoon. The overcast skies made it perfect for walking – light sunburn risk. The gray […]

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Tags: Alabama · Greene County · Tuscaloosa County

Day 50 – Saturday Traffic

October 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today I walked 18 miles (I am tired). The weather was bright and sunny all day. A chilly 50 in the morning and 80 in the afternoon. I walked through Vance, Coaling, and Cottondale, Alabama. I entered Tuscaloosa at the end of the day. Vance is a small town on Route 11. […]

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Tags: Alabama · 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 5 – Berryville through Winchester, Virginia

September 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Ah, we begin in earnest. I am braving peril by not going to the dentist this week. I was able to get an appointment with another dentist for next Monday. That will reduce the walking, but is the best I could hope for. I believe we walked 15 miles today. That is […]

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Tags: Clarke County · Frederick County · Virginia