Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Saturday Traffic

December 26th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I walked six days a week for much of the time. Monday through Friday had one set of traffic and activity. Saturday was different – vastly different. Since Saturday comes every week, you would think that I would know that a day was Saturday and be prepared for it. Wrong – Saturday […]

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Tags: Tennessee

But How Do You…Logistics

October 5th, 2009 · 6 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The first question people ask me when I tell them that I am walking from here to there is, “but how do you do that? Do you sleep on the side of the road? Do you …” Here is the method I have used for the past two weeks (Chattanooga to Tuscaloosa). […]

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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 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 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