Weekend Geocaching

It was an interesting weekend of geocaching!

On Saturday, I found one geocache, but didn’t find three others I looked. Lots of driving around, lots of looking without anything much to show for it. Grumble.

IMG_3530Yesterday (Sunday), I had much better luck! All told, I found five out of eight searches, and landed in a lovely county (Franklin County) I don’t spend much time in. My favorite cache of the day was near a cemetery, a cute container in a cedar tree, usually kinda tough to look for (for me, anyway!).  The part of Franklin County where I geocached was pretty rural. I stopped in Anchor Baptist Church’s parking lot to look for a nearby cache, but no luck. I liked this quaint little church, though, and decided to take a photo.

I’ve now found 822 geocaches on my way to 1,000!

 

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Thanksgiving Weekend Caching

November’s been unexpectedly busy, especially with graduate school and (sadly) my dad’s Halloween stroke. (He’s doing better, but is still in rehab for the stroke.) A quick trip to the beach to be with family for=Thanksgiving has provided a welcome (though somewhat guilty) break from work, school (though I’ve brought homework with me), and visiting Dad. The weekend away has also provided opportunities to find a few caches, which has been fun! I even traded travel bugs in a fun geocache I found this morning in the Swansboro, NC, area, which provided a small thrill I’d forgotten about! Here’s hoping December will bring time for a few more caches!