Archive for the ‘Geocaching’ Category

This weekend I finally collected on one of my Fathers' Day gifts: a steam-train excursion on the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad with Diana.  Leaving from Elbe, Washington, we crossed the Nisqually River and Mineral Creek on a four-car train pulled by...

Well...I've done it again. Multiple projects going at once, and none are actually getting to completion. Project: Raspberry Pi APRS gateway. I got a RPi for Christmas, and I've been trying to figure out what to do with it. I've settled on...

May was quite the month...and now the empty nest isn't. On the 1st, we picked Drew up from his dorm at George Fox.  Doubling up on his engineering classes caused his GPA to slip all the way down to 3.9 for the semester (from the 4.0 he pulled in the...

Well...it has been a busy summer, and I haven't gotten around to getting anything written down, so here's a quick summary. Field Day with the FWARC was a bit on the damp side...OK we got SOAKED, but fun was had by all...and dry socks are a...

I hope that all my readers had a blessed Easter.  Our Good Friday and Easter Morning services at church went quite well, and the rain held off until after the neighborhood Easter-Egg hunt.  We were able to join some of Diana’s family for...

OK, so I'm not really an early adopter of many things...for one thing I'm a bit too cheap to be on the bleeding edge.  That being said, my lovely bride and I have recently entered the world of smartphones (see this previous post) and all that opens...

Several things have happened in the last week or so... now is time to bring all three of my faithful readers up to speed... (Hi, Mom, Hi, Honey...) Geocaching Milestone On Friday (Aug. 23rd) Diana and I made a geocache find for the 365th...

So this Saturday was my lovely Bride's birthday. She wanted to go geocaching for the day, as well as some sight-seeing over on the Kitsap Peninsula. We packed up a picnic lunch and hit the road by about 9. First destination: Fox Island and the first...

Well, my ears are still buzzing a bit from the static and background noise, and I'm a bit disappointed in my final numbers, but I did enjoy my opportunity to play on the radio a bit this weekend, as well as my chance to log my 1000th geocache On...