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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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Two healthy dogs

Grace at Lake Erie in July Yesterday, Grace and Max had an appointment with Dr. Mary O’Grady at Barbour Lane Animal Hospital for their annual checkup and vaccinations.  A yearly vet visit is necessary, but this one was particularly important.  … 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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Tyler

Tyler quit his job this year to walk across America. He was working as a well-paid corporate lawyer in Chicago, but he wasn’t happy. He decided he would be much happier hiking across the country with his dog, Mabel. He … Continue reading

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My first taste of The Walk

On Sunday, Kait and I embarked on a training walk that we have had planned for months. Leaving from our house in the Highlands of Louisville, we walked 10.75 miles to my parents’ house out in the suburbs. The walk … Continue reading

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Kids: How to Meet a Strange Dog

The first time we visited South Central Elementary, we happened to meet the After School Coordinator, Mary-Jane. I left her with my contact info, in case she wanted us to come in to visit with the after school crowd some … Continue reading

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Back to School

I once worked a summer as an assistant teacher at Sycamore Run Early Childhood Center, and Max and Grace both came with me regularly.  I had never worked with children and I held no relevant training or experience, but (to … Continue reading

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Our First Therapy Visit

On Tuesday, John and I took Max and Grace to Ronald McDonald House of Louisville, KY for our first pet therapy visit! RMH Charities work to support families with sick children, by providing housing and resources to families who must … Continue reading

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Lessons from Linny

John and I took a great deal away from getting to meet Linny, Walter, and Sojourner, but there are a few specific things that changed an idea to walk cross-country into something we see as being possible. When they left … Continue reading

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