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Day 41 – Oklahoma! OK!

By Jon in : News // Jun 11 2011
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Day 41 – Oklahoma! OK!

It had to be the title really! I have reached OKLAHOMA. My 8th state. I got a little emotional as I crossed over the state line. Such a great feeling! Trespassing We stopped last night just a little way from Capps Creek Conservation Area. We pulled up in what seemed to be a countryside lay-by. […]

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Day 40 – Back In Time

By Jon in : News // Jun 10 2011
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Day 40 – Back In Time

Sorry for the late arrival of the photos. Billings This morning I passed through a town called Billings. Nothing really out of the ordinary except most of the architecture. It felt a little bit I had gone back in time with Marty Mcfly. Billings looked a little bit like cowboy movie set. Everyone seemed very […]

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Day 39 – Following The Leader

By Jon in : News // Jun 9 2011
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Day 39 – Following The Leader

So when Helen was walking with me today we walked 5 miles in single files due to the road having no where to walk on and the volume of traffic kept us off the road. It was ridiculous and when we got back even Helen was exhausted. It was both mentally and physically draining. Home […]

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Day 38 – Someone To Watch Over Me

By Jon in : News // Jun 8 2011
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Day 38 – Someone To Watch Over Me

The pics are now uploaded from yesterday’s blog. please go and have a look. I love the pic of the road surface when it goes from bad to worse. Lebanon Today I walked through Lebanon. This brought back fond memories of directing the play ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ back when I was in Uni. […]

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Day 37 – I’m Walking

By Jon in : News // Jun 7 2011
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Day 37 – I’m Walking

I love using song titles for my blog. The lyrics in the songs usually describes my day better than the title. In fact today this isn’t the case but I love this old Rock n’ Roll song. I have to apologise I have been trying to load the photos for today for nearly 30 mins. […]

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Day 36 – Leaving On A Jet Plane

By Jon in : News // Jun 6 2011
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Day 36 – Leaving On A Jet Plane

Jen’s visit was short and sweet. She headed back to San Diego today to finish the last four weeks on the boat. 2 Legs Jen decided before she left she wanted to experience some of my walking. She ended up walking two legs today and completed 20 miles before she was whisked away to St. […]

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Day 35 – Easy Like Sunday Morning

By Jon in : News // Jun 5 2011
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Day 35 – Easy Like Sunday Morning

Another day off. Two in one week, LAZY!! So not much to report. We went to the Arch and saw how it was constructed. It was really interesting but the movie must have been made back in the 60’s. The music was quite comical. We just pottered around St. Louis, had some lunch and then […]

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Day 34 – Feeling Hot

By Jon in : News // Jun 5 2011
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Day 34 – Feeling Hot

The temperature is starting to rise. It hit 38 degrees. Sorry this blog is late but yesterday seemed to have too many things to put into the hours we had. I am double blogging tonight (Day 35). The Heat Ali drove me back tot he start line and I set off at 6 AM. As […]

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Day 33 – Following My Dear Old Dad!

By Jon in : News // Jun 3 2011
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Day 33 – Following My Dear Old Dad!

Ok so Pappa Beebs seems to be far fitter than I thought! He came walking today and was ahead of me nearly the whole time! So upset with myself! 1st Donation Lester Blumberg was one of the people at the ballgame last night telling me everything about how the game is played. He was there […]

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Day 32 – Take Me Out To The Ball Game

By Jon in : News // Jun 2 2011
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Day 32 – Take Me Out To The Ball Game

St. Louis I woke up to the such a good view. Out my hotel window was the Gateway Arch. It is huge and dominates the St. Louis skyline and was just perfectly reflecting the morning sun. After a huge breakfast of waffles, eggs, sausage, more boiled eggs, yoghurt and fruit juice, obviously not all together, […]

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Day 31 – Sound Of Da Police

By Jon in : News // Jun 1 2011
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Day 31 – Sound Of Da Police

Firstly sorry this blog is delayed, James, I am sorry your train journey home was boring without it and yes Vicki, I am alive and well. It was such a fun filled day yesterday that when we finished for the day I couldn’t even think about blogging. So much stuff happened! Irregular Legs I set […]

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Day 30 – I’m A Barbie Girl

By Jon in : News // May 31 2011
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Day 30 – I’m A Barbie Girl

Strange title?? Well this is because in my final miles today I met Deanna Thomae and her daughter Julia. I will explain more later Farmlands I am back out in farmland now and they are so much more enjoyable in these conditions. OK, so the wind is pretty strong and no matter which way I […]

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