• Adventures,  Day Trips,  Favorites,  Geocaching

    Water’s Edge: A Virtual Geocache

    When you think of a virtual geocache, you most often think of something that’s quick and easy to find. Maybe you just need to take a picture or email the cache owner the answer to a simple question that can be found at ground zero. You usually don’t think of a 3.5 terrain multi stage virtual. But that’s exactly what Water’s Edge is. I saw this cache on my map every time I looked in the area, and for years I’d been putting it off. I mean a 4-mile hike for one smiley? Who does that? But I knew inevitably I would have to complete this cache one day. It…

  • Adventures,  Day Trips,  Geocaching

    Geocaching day trip to Valpo

    I hit the jackpot in the kid department. I mean, I know I’m a bit biased, but my kid is awesome. He’s funny and kind. He’s sweet and caring and even sometimes a little bit bossy. But what I love most about him is that he shares the same sense of adventure that I have. And he loves geocaching adventures. So when it’s a holiday here in the US, and he has no school and I’m fortunate enough to have a government job that closes on most bank holidays, bigmac06 (kiddo’s geocaching name) and I love to head out on an adventure. A few weeks ago, I asked him what…