You may remember my article about a geocache DNF. For those who need a refresher it means I searched for a cache but did not find it. The only thing worse is failureX2 or the repeat search with the same not found result. When I don’t find a cache, I’m reluctant to return because I don’t want a second disappointment but I can’t stand not finding one others have found. It’s a no-win situation unless you return and actually FIND the cache. I call this phenomenon the Gotcha! Continue reading
Sequels are rarely as good as the original. Did you honestly think each respective Rocky, Star Wars, or Batman sequel was better than the first one? Sure the continuations had decent plots and notable familiarity which entertained us, but we always admire the original; however, there are exceptions. My geocaching anniversary is one such exception that gets better each year and today I celebrated my 2nd annual geocaching anniversary. Continue reading
One year ago today, the teacher introduced our family to a game she chose for an occasional family outing. The family still plays, but the extremist in our family (me) evolved this game into a way of life. That game is the worldwide phenomenon called geocaching. Nine hundred and thirty eight (938) finds later, I’m as enamored with the game as I was after the first find. Continue reading
People always want what they can’t have. Then when they get what they want, they often realize they always had everything they needed. I wanted an apple iphone for years, but couldn’t afford it. This month, I justified the iphone purchase because I anticipated the miraculous iphone would replace other gadgets, such as my former Kyocera cell phone, Kodak digital camera, Garmin windshield GPS, and Garmin handheld GPS. I’m disappointed to admit my new iphone challenges some of those devices, but hasn’t replaced any of them. The one I’m most surprised about is the handheld GPS.