Category: Life

May 02

Hmmmm….Virtual Geocaching Trackable Discovering?

One of the parts of Geocaching that I like is collecting, releasing, picking up, dropping off, and discovering what is called “TRACKABLES”.  Trackables come in two flavors; Geocoins, and Travel Bugs. Trackables are normally small items that have a unique tracking code on them that lets you track their travels from geocache to geocache. You …

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May 01

Mass Geocaching Trackable Logger

You all know how it is.  You go to a local Geocaching event or maybe even a MEGA or GIGA event and you come back with huge lists of trackables you need to log. This can take HOURS! Well now there is a website that can make this all easier. LOGTHEMALL will automate your logging so that …

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Apr 17

Wandering in Weiselberg

Today Sabine and I visited Weiselberg to do the Wieselberg:Steinernes Meer (Stoney See) Earthcache (GC2EZJR). This was a very cool location.  The Weiselberg is a 280 million year old volcano and since the Roman times has been known for the precious minerals which can be found here. Minerals such at Agate, Jasper, and Chalcedony were …

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Apr 03

Geocaching in the Schächelwald

Today Sabine and I  did some Geocaching to get do our daily walk and I found a small Power Trail called the Schächel which is short for Schächelwald. The trail was about four kilometers long and consisted of eight Traditional Caches, one Multi-Cache, and one bonus Mystery cache. The walk was very slow, about 36 minutes per mile …

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Mar 28

Geierlay Suspension Bridge – Germany’s Longest Walking Suspension Bridge

Today Sabine and I visited the Geirlay Hängeseilbrücke (Suspension Bridge) in Mörsdorf Germany which is the longest walking suspension bridge in Germany.  Travelling by car takes about 1 1/2 hour from Hütschenhausen following Autobahn 62 to Birkenfeld and then Landstrasse 269 to Landstrasse 327 to Hahn and then Landstrasse 421 to Kappel where you get back on …

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Feb 28

Geocaching – 20160227

Got out with a few Geocaching friends yesterday to do some of the most favorited geocaches in Germany.  I was picked up by Apoll0x and Teak73 we headed out to Bensheim in Hessen where the caches are.  When we arrived at the starting point we were met by Mitchsa & firefly70  and Blind Eagles. Four of the caches were …

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Feb 24

Trip to Metz France – 20160221

Wifey wanted to get out of the house and walk around so we drove about 90 minutes to Metz France. Everything was closed so we just walked around and did some window shopping.  Enjoy the photos!

Jan 31

Fitness Update – 31 January 2016 – Off To a Slow Start

Well this year has started kinda slow fitness wise since I am currently limited on the amount of exercise I can do because of my cataract surgery three weeks ago.  I have one more week to go before I will start picking up the pace with Nordic Walking and get back in the swing of …

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Jan 30

New Saddlebags and Sissy Bar for Sabine’s Suzi

I got a great deal on eBay on some OEM saddlebags and a tall sissy bar for Sabine’s 2003 LC1500 Suzuki.  Normally would have cost about $1000.00 but I got it all for under $300.00  These are unused OEM parts!!  So cool! I love riding this bike as much a my Harley-Davidson Road Glide. Sabine …

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Jan 19

Goal Achieved! – Fitness Update 19 January 2016

 I know I am WAY overdue with an update regarding my fitness efforts. Life has been hectic lately with holidays, illnesses, and surgery. Because of these factors my exercise schedule has been a bit messed up.  I had cataract surgery eight days ago and since then I am not supposed to workout due to the …

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