Punching Bag

Remember those punching bags you had as a kid? Or, well, if you were anything like me, you remember OTHER kids having them. They qualified as “cool toys”; we never had any of those. If you remember, they were like big inflatable weeble-wobbles (another toy I never had – not that I’m bitter), sand in […]

Mud on the Tires

5.7 km!!!! That’s a record for a lunchtime hike. And, truth be told, more than really fits in a lunch “hour”. But I really REALLY wanted to try this puzzle cache… So. Welcome to today’s caching adventure. It’s pretty straight-forward. Just park here: Then slither down the gravel embankment,┬ánip about 600m into the woods to […]

Rambling Lumberjacks (Or, Hi my name is Jean, this is my brother Jean, and this is my other brother Jean)

This post doesn’t make much sense (that is to say, it makes even less sense than usual) unless you also read yesterday’s post. But if you don’t want to do that, the executive summary: I’m going to London. I’m taking a bunch of geocaching hitchhikers with me. (Are you sure you don’t want to read […]

Boingo Fongo Bingo

does heathrow airport have wifi? Ask (Google) and ye shall receive. Yep, Heathrow has WiFi. The reason I was asking is I’m heading for London next weekend, and I need to ping my AirBnB host when I arrive so that he can meet me at the tube and take me to my flat. (How much […]

Mornings and Metablogging

Today started on a bad note (actually it was more like the Seussian Slu-Slumkers orchestra warming up). But two favourite bloggers posted today, and when you get to start your day with Finola and Allison, things definitely start to look up. Not to say there aren’t still a few bumps. First, my heart fell through […]