2016

Creating a Gadget Cache for a Mega Event

August 4, 2016 // 14 Comments

Several months prior to the annual Berkshire GeoBash Mega Event in Massachusetts (USA), I was contacted to see if I’d be interested in creating a gadget cache for their event. I said “Yes!” of course. I never dreamed it would end up as a top-ten favorited cache in my state.

Calming a Jittery Servo

July 29, 2016 // 1 Comment

When using a servo, does it bounce around a bit? Move when it’s not supposed to? There are a few things you can try to fix this problem.

Touring the Mid-Atlantic Region: Washington, D.C.

July 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

We drove down to D.C. the afternoon after visiting the National Aquarium in the morning, and began the longest visit of the trip.  Because Sue and I have been here a few times, we wanted to make sure we saw some different monuments. This is the home of virtual geocaches!

Touring the Mid-Atlantic Region: Baltimore

July 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our family decided to take a road trip this summer. Sue and I visited places we hadn’t been in a while, and we took the kids to have all new experiences! First stop: Baltimore!

Building My “Simon Says” Smart Cache

April 29, 2016 // 5 Comments

I actually built this cache last summer, but still get tons of requests for instructions on how to make it. I didn’t document everything as I went, but this should help people who are interested in building something similar.

Cape Cod Geocaching Run

March 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

As part of our quest to find geocaches in all 351 Massachusetts towns and cities, we needed to visit the Cape. I had been looking forward to this family trip for a couple weeks. Sue and I both planned to find our 1000th cache.