Category Archives: Therapy Dogs

From where we have come/to where we are going

This New Year’s eve, on the cusp of another trip around our tiny little Sun, we join billions of people around the world in reflecting on the last year of our lives – and wondering what the future may hold. … Continue reading

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Jenny Levels Up

Life has continued to go on after the walk, despite the illusion that we are no longer moving forward in the physical, linear sense.  Though we don’t always know where to put it, we have been maintaining the energy and … Continue reading

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transcontinental

It has already been more than two weeks since we walked into the Pacific Ocean. We have chosen to take the advice of many people and take our time heading home. We are in no rush. After a visit all-too-short … Continue reading

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fear and loathing and sexy cat costumes

“But our trip was different. It was to be a classic affirmation of everything right and true in the national character. A gross physical salute to the fantastic possibilities of life in this country. But only for those with true … Continue reading

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Big Announcement-type Announcement

Big things have been happening. Lots of things. It’s time we shared. Kait and I will no longer be ending our walk in San Francisco. San Fran has been our end goal pretty much since the day we decided to … Continue reading

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the house of many friends

The last few days have been nothing short of amazing. We walked to the small town of Gunlock, where we piled into the car for a very important detour. We drove across St. George and Zion National Park to visit … Continue reading

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sage and cedar

We’re still walking. Utah is still surprising us every day. After staying in Bicknell (and scouring the map for two days) we walked up and over a plateau of open range, full of twisting dirt roads and possible wrong turns. … Continue reading

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Wayne County Magic

Wayne County has been treating us very well. We took a zero day in Torrey to run errands and let our bodies rest after 8 straight days of walking. We bought groceries, filled water, ran laundry, and even got showers … Continue reading

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wrong turns on the way to Grand Junction

We followed the Colorado River through winding valleys, always west and down. Since 6 and I-70 join together past De Beque, CO, we had to find an alternate route toward Grand Junction. We walked south on highway 65, toward Mesa, … Continue reading

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down and to the West

So much is happening! But there is so little time to write and shuffle through photos and type on tiny keyboards. From Vail Pass (about 10,600′ above sea level) we walked down and down and down into the Vail valley, … Continue reading

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