Geodog Finds The Cache

Bruce and I headed out for a drive today and decided to do a cache as we had two travel bugs that needed to be moving on. We had them way too long. We pulled off the road and went towards the trail. It was a nice drive then we parked the car and let out out our wonderful Geodog Ellen. It was a little ways to the cache but the walk was very nice and the weather was really good for a change. As we got within about 30 feet of the cache Ellen ran right to it and stuck her head in the hole where it was hiding! Then she proceeded to laugh at us. I swear she did!

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Caching in Vegas

My daughter and I went to Las Vegas for a week for her 21st birthday. We had a wonderful time. Got some awesome pictures and video footage. The fireworks were incredible. We were on the strip for them right across from the Flamingo. Got the volcano on video also.

We met some very nice people while there that weren’t cachers so of course we had to get them interested. We did the convention center one as their first. They are older folks and it is easy to get to. We brought back a travel bug and 2 geocoins to send on their way in Oregon. We will hopefully get a chance to go back this year and do a lot more caching. Thanks for the welcome in Vegas.

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High-tech hunt for lost treasure — dailypress.com

High-tech hunt for lost treasure
Finding trifles with GPS is becoming a popular sport on the Peninsula

By SAM MCDONALD | 247-4732
December 16, 2007

High-tech hunt for lost treasure — dailypress.com.

Christmas Event Cache

It’s coming up Thursday. They are doing a secret Santa gift thing. I am taking a crazy quilt wall hanging I made to sell. I will let you know what we got  and hopefully some photos as well. Are you going to one?

Holiday Crafts Sale draws shoppers to Portland area

By Melissa Gagliardi
mgagliardi@courier-journal.com
The Courier-Journal

Parks said the items were perfect for geocaching because they are unique, and they represent Louisville. While this was her first year shopping at the crafts sale, she said she plans to return next year.

“It’s awesome,” she said. Read the full story HERE.

Geocaching responsible for Mystery Books?

As a pilot I’ve long used a GPS to navigate in the air. Often when tootling along at 4,500 feet, I’d contemplate what else could be done with such a keen device besides pinpointing one’s exact location on Earth. When I heard about geocaching — using a GPS to find treasures hidden by other geocachers — I thought it was a wonderful reason to take a long walk in the woods.I played the game myself a few times, and when after hours of sweaty searching, plagued by mosquitoes and blackflies, I found a Tupperware bowl full of trinkets cleverly hidden under a log, I had a “Eureka!” thought: What if this were a human corpse?

Read about the whole story of the mystery author HERE.

Beautiful Area to Cache in Florida

Already, Possum Long is considered by many as a jewel, with its paths winding through palms and bursts of tropical flowers. A butterfly garden leads to a hidden rustic shelter, the perfect place for a nature talk.

With no fences — or admission cost — anyone can bring a basket for lunch on a picnic table under a leafy archway.

“The latest thing is Geocaching. Actually, I’ve had people come here to do the Geocaching,” said Audubon’s local volunteer president, Laurie Odlum. “You do your GPS markings on a map to show that you’ve been here, you’ve done a particular task. And a lot of the birders these days are doing that.”
By Gabriel Margasak (Contact)
Friday, November 30, 2007

Full story HERE