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Home for the Holidays, Day 31 - Millington, Tennessee, to Coppell, Texas December 20, 2015

Alfie whined a bit last night, I think because the heater turned off at one point. We were up at 7 for his morning walk, and after I took down the

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Home for the Holidays, Day 30 - Millington, Tennessee December 19, 2015

Today marks the second full day of no-internet and minimal cell phone coverage, but hopefully we’ll make it into a town today so I can update the

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Home for the Holidays, Day 29 - Millington, Tennessee December 18, 2015

I slept in till 8 today before starting the morning routine. Alfie seems excited to be back in nature with all the exciting smells and sounds - we

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Home for the Holidays, Day 28 - Goodlettsville, Tennessee to Millington, Tennessee December 17, 2015

After our morning routine we packed up for the drive to Meeman-Shelby State Park just outside of Memphis. The drive was uneventful, and although we

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Home for the Holidays, Day 27 - Goodlettsville, Tennessee December 16, 2015

Today was a stay-at-home-and-work day. On our morning walk, I worked on Alfie’s tendency to pull. After the rest of our routine, I also started

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Home for the Holidays, Day 26 - Goodlettsville and Nashville, Tennessee December 15, 2015

We took a short walk this morning because A) it was cold B) it was loud (train on one side, highway on the other) and C) there wasn’t much grass,

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Home for the Holidays, Day 25 - Sevierville, Tennessee to Goodlettsville, Tennessee December 14, 2015

After the usual morning routine (including watching storm clouds roll in), Alfie and I ran errands in the nearby town. He guarded the car while I

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Home for the Holidays, Day 24 - Sevierville, Tennessee December 13, 2015

I slept in till 11 this morning to kick the last remnants of my migraine, then took Alfie out for his long-awaited morning walk. After

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Home for the Holidays, Day 23 - Sevierville and Knoxville, Tennessee December 12, 2015

This morning on our walk we went down by the Little Pigeon River and Alfie saw a rabbit. Little Pigeon River We went through the rest of our morning

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Home for the Holidays, Day 22 - Marion, Virginia, to Sevierville, TN December 11, 2015

We had a pretty typical driving-day morning today (walk/breakfast/reading/training/workout/pack-up), aside from part of the dump hose getting stuck

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Home for the Holidays, Day 21 - Marion, Virginia December 10, 2015

I managed to get Alfie to sleep in till 9:30 morning - the hike yesterday must have tired him out. We went for a couple-mile hike across the road,

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Home for the Holidays, Day 20 - Marion, Virginia December 9, 2015

Our morning walk today was along the lake and back. When we got back to the RV it was really cold (IKEA thermometer said 40s) even with the heater

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Home for the Holidays, Day 19 - Luray, Virginia to Marion, Virginia December 8, 2015

I forgot to take up Alfie’s water bowl last night, so he woke me up earlier than normal today. We had a short walk through the fog before the rest

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Home for the Holidays, Day 18 - Luray, Virginia and Shenandoah National Park December 7, 2015

Alfie and I have settled into a nice morning routine by now - he sleeps on the LoveSac (giant beanbag) since it’s so cold outside and the heater is

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Home for the Holidays, Day 17 - Luray, Virginia December 6, 2015

This morning after throughly bundling up against the 25º weather, Alfie and I went for our morning walk (he wore his boots for the first time). The

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Home for the Holidays, Day 16 - Abingdon, Maryland to Luray, Virginia December 5, 2015

Once I woke up and walked/fed Alfie, it was time to start cleaning/packing up to leave for our next stop. While waiting for Christian to wake up, I

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Home for the Holidays, Day 15 - Abingdon and Baltimore, Maryland December 4, 2015

This morning after Alfie’s walk, I did some sewing. I added a buttonhole to his winter sweater so the leash can connect to his harness underneath.

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Home for the Holidays, Day 14 - Abingdon, Maryland and Staten Island, New York December 3, 2015

Alfie had a blast on our morning walk - he was shivering a little when we were out on the pier, but he later saw at least five different squirrels

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Home for the Holidays, Day 13 - Dallas, Texas, to Abingdon, Maryland December 2, 2015

My plan this morning was to take Alfie to the dog park to give him plenty of exercise time before the flight, but the dog park was closed for weekly

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Home for the Holidays, Days 1 - 12 - Dallas, Texas November 19, 2015

You may have noticed that the trip title has changed - the fall foliage trip is essentially over, and the next route will be over the holiday