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Redomestication

And so we returned home, having conquered that which we set out to do. We walked from sea to shining sea. When we left, we didn’t know what lay ahead of us, what would happen to us along the way, … Continue reading

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mental health day in Moab

We are three days into the Utah desert. Our route thus far has paralleled I-70, through the most barren and empty expanses we have seen yet. Far off in all directions, mountains and canyon walls loom beyond the empty vastness … Continue reading

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Ghosts on the Horizon

For weeks, we have been searching. Every step, every mile, our eyes have been glued to the flat rim of the earth, watching for our first glimpse of the true dividing line between East and West. To be honest, Kait … Continue reading

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standing around, talking in the dark

Iowa was a most hospitable and beautiful state. Even though we are half melted from the relentlessly oppressive heat, we are riding high on the joy and positivity we have found here. The southern route we found ourselves along took … Continue reading

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I cannot walk across the country

Friends and family, I cannot walk across the country.  There are too many complications involved and too many unanswered questions. I am not able to make an operational itinerary because it is impossible to know how quickly we will move … Continue reading

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A New Year

The holidays have come and gone again.  After a nice low-key Thanksgiving here in Louisville, we drove up to Ellicottville, NY to visit Kait’s family for Christmas.  They live in beautiful ski country, and Christmas is always pretty magical up … Continue reading

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The First Test

It is easy to say “Hey Honey, let’s walk across the country!” But it is another thing entirely to comprehend the scope of such and undertaking. When Kait and I first began mapping out the walk, all we had were … Continue reading

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Joining the dames and their dogs

On Sunday, November 13, John and I were invited to join Dames and Dogs for their monthly hike.  Usually a women-only group, they allowed John to join us that day on account of his lovely, flowing head of hair (and … Continue reading

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Come out to the Million Mutt March and Meet Our Team!

This Sunday, October 16th, the Dog Walk America team will have a booth at the Million Mutt March, hosted by No-Kill Louisville.  The event will be held in Louisville, Kentucky at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park from 8am until 2pm. … Continue reading

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Route Update

This is just a short entry with our most current plans for our route. We have decided to begin in Lewes, Delaware on the American Discovery Trail which will then pass through Washington D.C., cross West Virgina, and take us … Continue reading

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