Archive for January, 2009

01/18/08 – Geocaching In The NewsJan 18, 2009

There really wasn’t a lot of Geocaching in the news last week so we skipped the post but this past week sure made up for it! There are lots of Geocachers mentioned, news on the MML Geo Trail, a fantastic use for GPS and updates on the HooHaa Race standings. Read on!

Brad Bumgardner and his girlfriend Amber are mentioned in this article about caching in the Indiana Dunes State Park. You can read more here.

Bill Primrose, Jerry Edmunson, John Boettiger and Shirley Phillips from Brazoria County, Texas are featured in this great article. You can read more here.

Don Hillman from Lakeland, Florida and his caching partner, Beth Bodenstein are featured in this article along with Aleeta Hall of Haines City. BC Five or MuchAdo are also mentioned.

Don Hillman and Beth Bodenstein are mentioned again in this article about Bok Tower Gardens and Trek Ten Trails, a series of hikes in Polk County that feature Geocaching opportunities. You can read more here.

Wes and B. J. Sorenson from Vergas, Minnesota will be teaching an upcoming Geocaching class on January 19th. here.

Dan Henke and Felicia Higgins from Waynesville, Missouri and mentioned in this article from The Daily Guide.

Leeanna Clark, a registered nurse spoke about Geocaching to the Society for Professional Archaeologists (quite the audience!). You can read more in this article that preceded the speech date.

Dr. Jamie Whetlock, his 11-year-old son, Carson and Jeff Drozd from Yucca Valley, California are featured in this article from the Hi-Desert Star. You can read more here.

Bob and Loretta Ellis, of Janesville, California are featured in this lengthy and informative article about Geocaching located here.

Eric and Donna Wilcox of Breton Bay and Billy and Terri Doughty of Lexington Park, along ith their 3-year-old granddaughter, Lilly were out recently searching the Leonardtown sponsored caches along the MML Geocache Trail. You can read more here and here.

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01/04/08 – Geocaching In The NewsJan 04, 2009

There are lots of Geocachers in the news this week, Geocaching with eagles and a big lead taken in the Travel Bug race! Read on…

Katherine Tracey, her husband, Rodney, and her sister were out caching on the new Maryland Municipal League Geocache Trail recently and are featured in this article here. There is also another article here.

Colette Jessen of Grant from Imperial, NE and her sister, Brenda Ledall and Ledall’s son Callin are featured in this article here.

Claire Coco and Jeff Sibley are mentioned in a recent article in Louisiana’s The Advocate. Coco spent thent past week hiding caches for an upcoming ‘Swamp Treasure Hunt’. You can read more here.

Here’s a great, three page article from ‘down under’ which mentions Geocachers Darren Osborne and Linda Broschofsky. You can read more here.

Marcy Davidson from Twain Harte, California writes an adveturous tale of Geocaching with her husband, Gary where, instead of a cache, they found a snake! You can read more here.

Bill Primrose, Jerry Edmunson and John Boettiger from Brazoria County, Texas are featured in this article here.

In an interesting article here you can read about Bill Morrison V, 17, of New Hope, Minnesota and his father Bill Morrison IV who have Geocached in all 72 of Minnesota’s state parks!

Now here’s a great addition to just looking for caches on your next outing. Between Alton and Harding, Illinois you can look for eagles too! How cool! Read more about this great opportunity here.

And finally, in the HooHaa GeoChallenge Race all the competitors drop back a spot as TripCyclone’s Easy Flyer jumped to 1st place with 8007.1 miles after returning from a short vacation in Hawaii. (Psssst… and it looks like it’s off again!)

And that’s the way we saw this week, or so, in Geocaching! Seriously, these were a few interesting Geocaching related news articles that we came across this week that we wanted to share.

Oh, btw, you can always find more weekly Geocaching news here and here.

Keep on cachin’!

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Geocaching Resolutions RevisitedJan 01, 2009

Last year around this time we made a few resolutions related to Geocaching. Today, New Year’s Day, as the blizzard outside blows into its 19th hour we thought that it would be a great time to review them and see how we fared.

Geocaching Resolutions Revisited

The first thing on the list was that we wanted to introduce more friends and family to Geocaching. Although we talked about Geocaching all the time, telling them about our travels, our exploits and all the great friends we met we couldn’t interest any of them into going out with us. :( It wasn’t that we weren’t being persuasive enough (we tried everything short of kidnapping them!), we believe it had to do with a lack of time on their part. This is unfortunate but we resolve to keep on them!

The second thing on our list was to become more competent with a compass. This is a funny one because we don’t believe we took our compass out all year! We’ll have to revisit this one again. :)

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