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MKMMARTY
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4/11/14 5:12 P

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I have a new toy ,, my computer is so sick with virus that I haven,t been posting much lately as very few key strokes let me to a new page .. But now with the new iPad I'm back.
I have a travel bug called home almost home. I took it to Indonsia last fall and dropped it off and it has traveled to UK - USA and is now in Vancouver. I went to pick it up but it was not there and the it was found by another person in a different cache then what was listed , and this new person posted that he would drop it off soon. I hope he does and I hope to go get it and complete it,s journey before I send it out again so close I hope it does disappear after traveling so far --- it will be my first returningTB



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3/27/14 8:02 P

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Just got back from the 2014 Texas Challenge Event in Bastrop Tx. Grabbed a county, tried Lab caching, Munzee'd and added about 70 caches. Had a nice time.

First time for Lab Caches. There was a series of 7 placed at different businesses of interest in the area. Got them all and had fun.


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2/28/14 12:18 P

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I often pass over the border and never get get a chance to stop and find the cache placed there. Since I was so close I decided to park the car and leave my mother sitting and I hoofed it across wet, muddy, slushy, grass covered field to the Arch. Once again there was lots of traffic and many people seem to be looking at my wife and me. I don't care i was getting the answer to the virtual cache that is placed here. There is a question to be answered - the answer is on a plaque - there are sever plaques to read to find the answer.
NO problem it is a sunny day and this time I had no security asking me questions we just look like tourist with my camera hanging around my neck - after all the second requirement was a picture included in the log.

-- I posted a couple of picture on our blog site



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2/28/14 12:09 P

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Yes I do live in a very nice area - I call it forever spring.
Frustration I want to spend some money and buy a Garmin GPS as the Magellan just isn't that accurate, but my wife will not allow such a expenditure, so I must work with what I have.
Yesterday I was able to find three - the fourth one I am sure I was so close but just couldn't locate it.
The huge white rock was one of the earth caches I was after. I was there a couple of weeks ago and not prepared so I came back with tape measure in hand. Had to measure the height and circumference of this huge rock. Do you know people look at you funny when you are doing this. I even had the security come by. They asked me about how I was going to take it home in my truck and I remarked about having a shrinking gun just like in the movie Despicable Me that I had just watched last night for the first time. They had a good laugh - I guess they had seen the movie also.



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1/5/14 11:43 P

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Marty I am jealous of your weather...we had snow, slush, ice and temperature reached only about 20 today. Not a great GC kind of day. These are the days I save those LPC type caches for....not exciting or fun but can keep a streak going when mother nature is not cooperating.

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1/5/14 11:00 A

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Husband retires in mid January. I am hoping for some more geocaching time!


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MKMMARTY
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1/5/14 10:50 A

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Happy New Year to me and to You Jan 4th --- what a glorious day - NO snow - NO rain just that beautiful Sun shinning so bright.
It is a cold one - frosty at that.
Stamper and I took our chances to seek out these caches -- winter warnings that proclaim these caches they are not and logging trucks that will knock you into kingdom come. Well this is NO deterrent for two Geo cachers on a mission..
What beautiful scenery on our drive -- more people ought to get up here and seek these caches.. even though the coordinates were not - NOT - exactly correct - but nevertheless I found it..



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MKMMARTY
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1/2/14 12:42 P

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On the last day of the year I drove to New West Minister BC - Noni wanted to go to a specialty baking supply store - I wanted to find 3 caches to reach my goal of finding 300 caches in my first year of caching..

So a very fun cache was in the days offerings.. I went to a urban city park - some lady was just finishing feeding the birds and squirrels as we walked up -
The hint was - is this a tree or a bush - if you are looking at it and it is not 100 % obvious then you are in the right spot -- well I looked all over this bush/ tree disturbing the birds that are waiting to eat their new placed meal.
I can't find it - -- circling and circling looking high - looking low - where is it.
This brush has been pruned - did the bird lady muggle it? - did one of the squirrels move it?
I start looking into the holes of the branches left after the pruning - pulling out a little twig projecting out of one such hole - ah there it is - a tiny tiny container fastened to a twig ......




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1MANKNEY
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12/13/13 1:26 P

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Glad you are having so much fun!
We are off on a vacation for Christmas and will be trying to geocache along the way. I hope we find some new caches as we have been to these locations before. My husband retires in January, so we expect to have a lot more time for caching! Yippee!


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12/13/13 11:53 A

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Another event - going out for supper to drop off TB was the mission of the day. I visited a friend in Cloverdale - found two caches near his home - then later in the evening 6:30 met at a downtown Irish eatery place to drop off several TB's - The event CO is traveling to Dublin and will take any TB s people want taken. sounds good me. The food by the way was very good not too expensive - reasonable.. but the CO should had told the eatery that we were coming 30 - 50 people I guess showed up all at 6:30 and the place became very full...
Interesting people -- sat across from an actor - a book author a mom and near us three people from Germany..
It is good for Noni to see these others who are as crazed about Geo caching as I am.....



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MKMMARTY
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12/11/13 11:47 P

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After the flashmob today I did go searching for a couple more caches - found what I was seeking.. as Noni and I approached the corner it appeared that one of the people who was at flashmob was at the bus stop - he left as we came closer ----

Looking for my second cache at the intersection with a bus stop the GPS led me too.
most likely spot is at the bus stop but I didn't think it would be there - I started looking around - just a few feet away near a light pole was many frozen foot prints - I think some one was looking over there - I am glad it snowed yesterday... I looked under one of the protective covers and there was a tiny black magnetic micro container looking back at me...



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11/25/13 3:13 P

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I was thinking the same thing a couple weeks ago when I was 25 feet up in a tree over a fast running river.....how do I explain this if I get hurt.

I found my first LARGE cache in Idaho last week. It was so big that I walked right past the object it was hiding under thinking "No way is it going to be that obvious". I looked for 15 minutes before looking back at that object. I walked back and lifted it up to peek underneath and HOLY COW....a real treasure chest! It was a wooden Pirates Chest the size of a large camping cooler! It was filled with all kinds of toys. Pretty cool!

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If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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1MANKNEY
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11/21/13 7:22 P

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We have been so busy we have not done much geocaching lately. We are going to a friend's home for Thanksgiving and hope to have a few hours to go hunting. There is one cache that I tried at night and DNF so I will give it another shot in the daylight. Will have my husband with me and if it happens to be out of my reach he can grab it!
I did a tree a few years ago and I was very proud of myself; although I kept wondering how I would explain what I was doing up in a tree at my age to a doctor, if I had fallen and needed one.


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MKMMARTY
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11/14/13 11:01 P

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I found it -- third time the charm...
Ok the swing cache that I have been watching and looking for two other times - I found it - It was thirty feet away from ground zero.
The hint was not very helpful either.
Today I went back to where the coordinates took me two - checked the tree again - then this time I figured OK it could be wrong by 16 - 20 feet. There is another tree - I had looked at it quickly before - but today I looked more closely - moving leaves and prying in nooks and crannies and found this container...there it was - finally I do not have to go back to this area again to look for the cache I just can't find...
--- but what is with the coordinates being 30 feet wrong........
so what did I do? I posted a picture of the tree where I found it and logged it telling everyone that it was 30 feet off of ground zero.



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11/14/13 1:52 P

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Hello everyone. Got derailed - again :( Back on. On Nov. 10th I got my 1,000th cache!
Recently came across these caches and looking forward to a trip to CA to see how many I can do. http://coord.info/GC4NDEK and http://coord.info/GC4EXPT. 421 caches making up an Eagle, Globe and Anchor Geo-art in the Mojave Desert.


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11/12/13 3:50 P

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What a creative group geocachers are...I picked up a cache last week that was a cow pie (yes, exactly what you are thinking, dung) with a screw inserted in the bottom and a nano magnetic cache attached to the screw. If you didn't turn the cow pie over you would not find the cache. And yes I turned it over!

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If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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11/11/13 11:26 A

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More thoughts on my post in the other tread ---
this cache that I found yesterday as the FTF - I gave it a favorite point. The location next to the river -- the scenery is awesome.....and then the container...
The CO glued sticks to a tupperware container bottom - turned it upside down and covered his lock and lock box.
Talk about camouflage -- I looked and looked at it I knew something was out of place - ah I am looking at the cache.. it blended in so naturally.

I had created a few obvious paths here and there as I was looking for the cache at first - so before I left I went a little further away and picked up leaves brought them back to the cache and scattered them - the next person will not be able to follow my trail so easily to the cache. That is for Roman who - well I mentioned him in the other posting.



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MKMMARTY
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10/22/13 10:38 A

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Yesterday standing at the bottom of a tree trying to decide would I or not climb it to find the cache -- NO -- if I could had seen it from the ground I probably would had given it a try even though I am afraid of heights and had good clothes on - my wife would had been very angry -- but as it was I could not see it and so I was not going to take the chance ..



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MKMMARTY
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10/12/13 11:29 A

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Well done - that sure sounds challenging.
I am not sure if I could do that - but I am sure I would try.





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10/9/13 12:25 P

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Yes, I looked. Thanks for letting me. Liked them. I think it was Hawaii where you were at. :)

3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes
4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6
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12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon, hopefully in under 3 hours!


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ADAPTOR
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10/9/13 12:22 P

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Sorry Skirnir, you should be able to see them now.

in northern Colorado (MST)

If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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10/4/13 4:51 P

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Darn, sounds great, but I can't see your pictures. :(

3/31/12 Trailbreaker half marathon 13.1 miles in 3 hours 13 minutes
4/20/13 Neighborhood Watch 5K 39:17.6
10/5/13 5K Grace Pet Fest 38:47.6
12/1/13 Secret City Half Marathon, hopefully in under 3 hours!


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ADAPTOR
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10/4/13 1:39 P

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Yesterday I decided I wanted to try something I have never done - really push my boundaries out. So, A friend and I decided to try and find a level 5/5 goecache, (scale 1-5) 5 for difficulty of find and 5 of terrain to traverse to get to it. So this started out by going through a bamboo forest. It was so thick you could not see through it and it was pretty dark because the sun doesn't get through the canopy. There was one waterfall in there but again really dark. Then when you come out the other side you see the second waterfall about 30 foot fall with a big pool at its base. Then we used a rope to climb up on the side of that waterfall. At the top we followed the river, crisscrossing it several times. Basically rock jumping to cross it. We got to the third fall (about another 20-30 ft fall). We had to climb it too. It had a ladder along the cliff wall which we used with ropes for safety. The ladder was a bit slimy and wet so somewhat slippery. Then at the top we did more crossing back and forth over the river. Then the last 100-150 feet we had to swim up the river because the canyon walls came in so close that we had no choice. There was a little fall about 10-12 feet that we had to figure out how to go directly over to get to the destination. We did that. The final location was this huge round canyon with a 70-100 foot fall into a beautiful pool. I will post pics on to my Spark Page when I get a chance. We had to then find the cache and my GPS didn't work in there because of the canyon walls. So we only had the clues that it was to the right of the falls at the foot of a trees roots. When you see the pics you will see that this did not narrow it down much. But we found the cache in about 45-60 minutes. By then a few other people had made it up the falls and they were doing some cliff diving from the waterfall area into the pool so we relaxed and watched them for a while and swam a little. Then we headed back. It was awesome. I don't know if today I will go snorkeling or hiking yet. Got to snorkel the day before yesterday.Such adventures. And I think I hooked another friend on geocaching. The cache is GCHREH if you want to look it up. Great great fun.

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9/30/13 1:50 A

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Did my first CITO event yesterday. It was called Flood Recovery and we went in behind the National Guard checkpoint in Lyons, Colorado and helped clean out flooded homes. More mud than you could ever imagine (4 feet solid inside the homes). There are lots of pictures in peoples logs if you want to see it just search the name and look for Colorado location.

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9/27/13 1:14 A

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I just about got nailed by a rattlesnake today trying to get a cache. In hindsight I wish I had gotten a picture of him, but I seemed to be preoccupied with grabbing on to plants to keep myself from falling off the edge of the mountain because I jumped about 5 feet backwards and was no longer on the path!

in northern Colorado (MST)

If there is no wind, row.

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9/24/13 12:45 A

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That sounds awesome Marty. I gave out a favorite point today too. It was actually a cache series. There were 15 total caches in it, the first 14 had items or questions within each of the caches that as you gathered the information eventually gave you the coordinates for the final cache. It took me two months to get all the information and today I found the final cache. It was a tough find and I had quite a sense of accomplishment to have figured it all out by myself. Very fun.

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If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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9/22/13 10:09 A

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I gave away another favorite point. The cache was a bore but getting to it and a beauty of the area made it deserving. My blog posting kayaking and Geo caching explains more.
I had to drive my vibe -onto a dirt road that had signs posted of recommendations of using 4X4 s
with deep ruts - stones - small boulders and very steep inclines to lake.
From the lake had to kayak to an island. Go to the center of the island and find the cache. It was a tiny island.
This lake is surrounded with forests - cottages and mountains.. and the lake was crystal clear.
i wanted to go for a swim but had no swim suit and had my younger dishwasher with me so no skinny dipping was going to happen.but I was tempted the water was so warm to the touch of my fingers.




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9/21/13 12:07 A

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I finished my first ever geoart yesterday. It was a relatively small one compared to some of the ones I have read about, but it was 37 caches that spelled out CSU in support of Colorado State University. It was pretty fun. And today I signed up for my first CITO ever. It is Flood Recovery and we are going to go in and help all of the flood victims just south of here helping to pullout and haul away carpeting and drywall and insulation that has been ruined by the flood waters of the last week here. I am still on an active streak for found caches with 54 days running now.

The coolest cache I have seen lately was a padlock with the lock mechanism removed so that the cache could fit inside and then the base twisted to open up the inner cavity. It was very realistic and in fact I had this lock in my hand at least 5 times before I figured it out. While my geosense told me that the lock had to be the answer, I just couldn't figure out how to open it and it looked and felt real. I was really impressed with it.

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If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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9/15/13 11:30 A

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I have to write about this spectacular cache find - the Co has fastened a little water proof tube under a little stone that is just a little larger than a fifty cents coin. Then it is set on the stony shoulder of the road way blending in with all the other natural stones nestled close to a cement wall of her home. It is amazing little cache ...



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Having a Blast this weekend at the Annual Texas Fall Event Lone Star Roundup on Sat, Jeep Jamboree or Fri, and a CITO to close out on Sun morn. Beautiful piney woods in East Tx. ( Tyler State Park)


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9/12/13 3:30 P

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Still on a streak, 45 days....not sure if I am going to be able to get one today though with all the rain and flash floods. We will have to see what it looks like out there in about 4 or 5 hours when I get off work. Not looking very good right now though. I went out yesterday in the rain and was pretty soaked and was seeing the beginning of some of the flooding then.

in northern Colorado (MST)

If there is no wind, row.

Learn to let it go when appropriate, learn to breathe deep and slow in a focused manner, keep moving, and seek contentment and happiness.


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Great streak Adaptor, ours lasted 32 days then we just got too busy and missed a day-- by the time we thought of the streak it was too late to go hunting so we decided 32 was enough for us.

Edited by: 1MANKNEY at: 9/9/2013 (02:04)

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9/9/13 1:53 A

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I am still on my streak (41 days now). Don't know how much longer I can do it. Marty = way to go on finding that cache....I would think 200 caches is great for the area you are in. It also sounds like the ones that are there are some serious work to get to. You should be proud.

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9/8/13 10:19 A

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I found it. Not easy - it should had been a quick and easy find but it took me a long time and a jaunt around the lake. It was my first Geo cache tour type one - I will not be seeking the others as they are all over the province - but this one was new and showing on my local map a green things.
It was very near where we began - even let Dalhouise down the path into the water at the location of the cache but my GPS was reading 75 feet or more away so I did not look - my wife said it might be down there though........

- I will blog the adventure...



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9/3/13 9:44 A

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it sucks that people - most likely teens with app's would do that to caches.
I am also thinking it is nice to live in an area that has so many caches that you are able to do these streaking -- I am so happy that a new cache was just published in my home - it is ten miles away.... close eh?
I am very pleased to reach the 200 cache find - small numbers but it says a lot considering the area I do live...



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We are on day 32 of our streak. I don't know how much longer we will do it as we do have a life!
So sorry to hear that some jerk is trashing caches. Some people just seem to enjoy destroying other people's fun. Grr!


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I did the streak. I am still on one - day 35. Most of the time it was great fun. There was one night this last week that I was so tired and I didn't get out of work until it was completely dark outside, so it was truly just a chore to find one thing - I went looking for a micro on a pole just to get it done. That is pretty awesome about the snorkeling TB. Very cool.

My first cache that I put out got majorly muggled yesterday - things were scattered over about a 30-40 foot diameter circle. The trackable was only half there still. They actually signed my log with an offensive name and left the container and the log, and someone elses cache container and log from the neighborhood. Which says to me, they knew how to use the site and find these two caches as opposed to having just accidently stumbled across it. Very discouraging. I had spent a fair amount of time on the camo on my cache and they just ripped everything off and threw it around.

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I am so excited! One of my travel bugs that has not been logged in 14 months was just logged! I thought it was missing but today it was found in Latvia. TB2JD35 Happy 2CU. Is the name of this TB. It just spent 14 months sitting in a cache that I believe has to be found by snorkeling. Read about it and see the adventures this TB has had.


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We completed the cacheing streak for the whole month of August. It was fun to get the souvenirs, but not as much fun as getting the ones from states and countries, and the month ones are not as pretty. Will probably do another day or two just so we have more than 31 days of a streak. A friend did 8 years of finding a geocache every day. She said that it got to be more of a chore than fun so they quit. Now they are back to cacheing, but just for fun.
Did anyone else do any of the streak challenge in August?


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On day 26 of a streak! Tomorrow is another event-- a flash mob for lunch. That willbe day number 27. This is our longest streak.

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We found our 2000 cache yesterday! yee haw, because 1 year ago my partner was looking at a big surgery to remove a sarcoma and the adductor muscles high and deep in her thigh. We all survived and have slowly got back out there to find those caches. Today we found 26 by bike on the Cowichan Valley Power Trail on Vancouver Island. What great fun. Hope you are all finding the caches you want to find.



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Found a couple of easy virtual caches to day. I like the virtuals. You know they will be there and not be muggled!


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While on vacation in West VIrginia, I found a cache tucked in a Little Free Library (http://www.littlefreelibrary.org/) It's my favorite cache so far out of 300+.


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We are keeping the streak going. Logged one today and found a second one but did not sign the log as we are saving it for a day when we need a quick find! We are hoping for the whole month of August, but for us, that is a big challenge. We have already done all the ones in our area, so have to go farther to make our finds. If any new ones appear in our neighboorhood, we will save them for times when we need a.quick find.
I love the interesting places geocaching has taken us on our travels. We have seen some interesting sun dials, too!


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While searching for caches in location of a recent business trip I ran across 2 really interesting parks. One was a virtual that had marble steps built into a terrace. Ea step was engraved with a famous quote.
The other was a virtual that was a huge sundial with points on the ground that you stand on. Then you point to certain points for the time. Very cool sites that I would never have known about if not searching for caches.


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Got my August streak still going. Had to slip away from work today to grab one. 5 down 26 to go.

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Hope you can find some easy caches so you don't break your streak! Good luck.

One of our caches yesterday we tried to find for two days and then one of my son's found it in less than ten minutes exactly where I had been looking. Talk about feeling stupid to find that the log I had looked under was the right place but when I rolled the log to the right it rolled right on top of the cache hiding the peanut butter jar it was hidden in from view. Rolling the log to the left however made the cache come into full view! Found it today in about three minutes after a good hint from my son!


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I have a streak going also - but it will be ending soon
-- I am so sore after todays searching...



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Happy to say we have a five day streak going for August. We were afraid we would have to break the streak while we were out camping at our family reunion this weekend but there were several caches in the park and we managed to find one or two each day and to take some family members along to introduce them to geocaching.


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Was able to find 4 new caches yesterday...but was also stumped by a couple. Will have to try them again later. I few of them seemed like their coordinates were off as they landed me in the middle of pavement with no structures or landscaping within 15 feet any direction. emoticon Bet that was how it was before 2003 when the satellites were more restricted in their access. Suspect it took a whole lot longer to find caches back then. Didn't find any trackables or treasures yesterday sadly. The only one big enough to put a trackable in was half filled with water so I as a little leery of leaving a trackable in it.

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Yes, I already stored into my phone the 10 or so closest caches....I just need to have enough time to slip away from the group to go get them. I am hoping to find one big enough to drop a trackable that is trying to get back to Penn. after over 18,000 miles of travel. It started in Antarctica!. If I can find a place to drop it, it will be within a days drive of its home.

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I know I will have trouble getting every day in August, but there is a souveneer for every day you do get, so give it a try. We are going to be camping for the next four days, so I am not sure we will be anywhere near a cache, but we plan to give it a good try. I understand being on a business trip won't give you much time, but check it out. One of our most interesting caches was right next to a hotel we stayed in. We sure didn' t expect that!


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would love to get the 31 days but I have to take a business trip week after next so I think it would be very difficult to succeed.

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I just copied and pasted the trackable numbers into my watchlist so I can follow along on their travels. It sounds like fun to follow along.
I am planning to do the 31 days of Geocaching Event. I know that I will not get all 31 days, but I am going to try to get most of them. Some days it is impossible for me to get to a cache as I have exhausted all the ones in my neighborhood and I do not drive, so if my husband has to work late or we are in an area with no caches, I will miss that day. I love to collect souveneers!
Is anyone else trying to do this event? Take a look at my Geocaching page. We are CXSnSPV on Geocaching.com


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Hello Team..
I have activated two Travel bugs.
One is going to Fort Collins Colorado TB5B7WA
and the other one is going to San Jose CA - TB5RBP2

Lets watch and see what become of adventures.



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MKM - I hid a new cache yesterday and am waiting for it to get published. In that cache is the TB that will be hopefully coming to you. That TB is Sparky the Gray Whale and his tracking number is TB4NRGQ. It will probably take about a week for the cache to be published so be patient. The name of that cache is 'It's a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' in Fort Collins, CO and it will be where I want TB's sent to me.

LadyVal56 your TB will be going out as soon as Sparky is picked up. Yours is Sparkle the Saber Tooth Tiger and his tracking number is TB59939. This will be fun.

1MANKNEY I just activated yours...It is Tory the Turtle Geocoin, Slow and Steady Wins the Race [TB3YMBE], let me know if you want it sent to a particular cache. Tory will go out after Sparkle.

MKM (or anyone else) I would definitely love to have you send a TB my way. If it gets to Fort Collins I will find it but if you send it towards the above cache box it is the best. I don't have the GC number yet, but will let you know as soon as it is officially published with a number).

Thanks.

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1MANKNEY and to anyone else -- Is their a particular cache you want it to go to? Remember you will go find the TB and tell us here on SparkPeople that you have found it.... then we will move it on to another team members location (or return it back to the owner)

If any one out there joining in and wants to send TB 's to Squamish Canada -
Please write in it's mission or goal to Travel to my cache Dalhouise 'Tree GC47CX5
or to Honey I'm home GC47FJJ
I am going to write a note about SparkPeople and webpage location within the information page of the TB






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I live in San Jose, CA. It is in the south area of the city. There are a lot of caches in Hellyer Park and along Coyote Creek that are big enough for a travel Bug. Do you need a Gc number?


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OK folks I have a couple of TB's I can launch - I will be off for three days beginning Monday so I have time... if you give me a reply - and the name of the cache and city you want the TB to go I will send them on their way and we all can keep track and see how it goes...



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1MANKNEY I am getting ready to launch two SPark bugs: one going north to Marty and one going south to New Mexico. If all goes well with the New Mexico one, do you want me to continue that one on to you next and if so tell me what area I will need to tell people to get it to (i.e. what city, or if big city then section of city - N, S, E, W - or even a specific cache box).

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Glad to see so much activity on here since I went on vacation an got behind in my Sparking. I love travel bugs and have several visiting foreign countries. Sadly, several of mine have gone missing. I hope that they will eventually reappear.


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Just started working finding the caches in a new series of 16, found number 2 on the way home from work.

The spark team key chains are on the way to my house. As soon as I get them, I will get your bug sent out MKM.

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