Don’t Forget the Red Balloons! December 5, 2009Posted by kinzuakid in Blogroll, Family, Geocaching.com, In the News/Blogosphere.
Tags: 10balloonies, DARPA Challenge, Groundspeak
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Groundspeak is participating in the DARPA Challenge to locate 10 red weather balloons that will only be visible for 7 hours today (until 4pm PST or so). Their warroom blog is here, at http://www.10balloonies.com/. I don’t know about you, but I will be looking up while out caching today. Help them out and communicate your finds to them at the warroom!
Back. Promise. August 17, 2009Posted by kinzuakid in Family, Geocaching, Recreation.
Tags: Calipers, Dougandsuzy, Geocaching, house, Kawikaturn, Waterlassie
It has been too long. Too, too long. I missed the last two local events (trust me, that really does suck) and I have been getting grief from fellow cachers about my prior post something like a month ago and several bits of reality have conspired to keep me both from the trail and this blog. First off, this is my house:
Normally I would do all that fancy crop, zoom and highlight but you can see by the fence and distinct lack of a roof that really this is not so much a house as a pile of crap masquerading as a meth lab. Or something. It’s looked like this since March. No- let me rephrase that…
…we didn’t have the official “this is probably a condemned property” fence until 3 weeks ago, and some of the roof was still there (and the meth lab is a new addition brought in from other sources) but you get the picture. This is a problem. Don’t worry, we’re pouring concrete this week so it should rapidly improve from “meth lab” to something just below “public nuisance” in just a few weeks. The tent we’ve been living out of in the field near 76 and Canyon is weathering well. “Crazy Mike” says hi, and “wharrgarble!”. He’s got an accent, don’t you know.
Meanwhile, I actually made a few (22) finds yesterday, some with great pics I want to share. Somebody has been busy dropping little mint tins while I’ve been out of pocket. I like it. I also heard Dougandsuzy, Waterlassie and Kawikaturn were all out of town on the road this weekend. I gotta get me some of that weekend out of town caching. Sounds fun.
Shameless Plug for Good Pie June 12, 2009Posted by kinzuakid in Family, In the News/Blogosphere, Recreation, Somebody Else's Stuff.
Tags: Pam Proto, pizza, Pizzeria Napoletana, Protos
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Any time I’m in the greater Denver area (as I am now) I have to stop in at Protos Pizzeria Napoletana. If not because of the fact that the proprietor and I are related, then certainly because I get to see things like this:
Sorry about the craptastic photo quality from my kindergarten camera phone, but is that Nacho Libre? He did go for the Atomica, if that means something. Unfortunately my sister who owns the place (Pam Proto) is on her way to MY house while I patronize hers. This “my second home is in row 6, port side window seat” thing makes for some interesting scheduling oddities.