Check out statesrunner.com. He's run across 31 states so far. Wish I had the time...but really it's always a matter of priorities. The runner (Brian Stark) says he's met a lot of interesting folks along the way. The interesting paradox, and belated Thanksgiving thought, is that until recently in history, all of us walked or ran everywhere we went, but at the same time, we also couldn't have done something like this without very likely getting killed. If you lived in the developed world, you're lucky. Try undertaking this project even today in Africa or most of Latin America. Even Bashoo in 17th century Japan set out on his famous trek fully expecting not to survive.
Solvitur ambulando! Note the thick brow-ridge, the idiotic grin, and the death-grip on the beverage. You can email this handsome devil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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