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Hazards of geocaching: rattlesnakes

| June 4, 2010 | 0 Comments

Hazards of geocaching: rattlesnakes. Article by Art on Examiner.com

Garmin introduces the new GPSMAP 62 series

| June 2, 2010 | 0 Comments

Garmin introduces the new GPSMAP 62 series. Link to article written by Art for Examiner.com

Were event cache guidelines ignored?

| May 4, 2010 | 5 Comments

Groundspeak recently published event cache GC27P27 – Going Ape This event is one of the many front end events leading up to Geowoodstock VIII. What caught my eye, was this event cache was to ‘Take a scenic hike to the last remaining Project APE cache in the United States – Mission 9: Tunnel of Light [...]

Lessons Learned

| February 4, 2010 | 1 Comments

My writing focus has been toward My gig at Examiner.com This post does not fit within the guidelines, of an Examiner article, so I finally get to update the blog. Having good weather on  January day is a rare occurrence in Colorado.  Karen and I had discussed making a cache run into northeastern Colorado for [...]

Caching with Trash or Treasure

| August 29, 2009 | 1 Comments

The truly neat thing about Geocaching is that after the initial investment for the GPS there is not a lot more you need to purchase. But you can. Part of the fun in Geocaching is placing caches out for others to find. That is one of the big reasons I like to share my hobby [...]

Garmin mandatory software updates

| July 2, 2009 | 1 Comments

Do you own a Garmin nüvi 7×5 series, nüvi 800 series, nüvi 8×5 series, zūmo 660, GPSMAP 620 or GPSMAP 640? If so, you are entitled to a free firmware update to ‘correct a software issue that has been discovered to cause select GPS devices to repeatedly attempt to update GPS firmware, and then either [...]

On any other day…

| April 20, 2009 | 1 Comments

On any other day, this cache would have been ignored by those who do not know of geocaching. . But because it is April 20th, the anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre, suspicious looking packages get more then a second look. On the right is a picture of the cache called “A Knight’s View. [...]

When it rains, it pours.

| April 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

No this isn’t a post about the very late season winter weather we are having in Denver. This post is about the joys of PC ownership, and the lost weekend of restoring my computer. This computer is the workhorse of the Centennial State Geocaching Podcast. All recording and editing happens on this machine. So any [...]

Will a pillow fight ban ‘flash mobs’

| March 20, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the blogs I follow has a post from the pillow fight we discussed on show #15. Of all places, it is a blog on the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile. The blog post has pictures from the event.

Consumer Electronics Examiner: Garmin to update Oregon series GPS with camera; Geotaggers rejoice

| March 16, 2009 | 0 Comments

Update to the post yesterday on the new Garmin Oregon Models Consumer Electronics Examiner: Garmin to update Oregon series GPS with camera; Geotaggers rejoice Posted using ShareThis