Thanks to Allyson Cohen, a.k.a. the Detecting Diva for the following info and petition. Please read it, sign it and pass it on. It’s just another overreach and attempt to limit our pastime. Continue reading
Didn’t get out this week thanks to all day storms on Sunday but did windup with a treasure thanks to my daughter Molly. In between grandson and granddaughter’s soccer games Saturday she hit a few garage sales and found something she knew dad would like. Continue reading
The recent postings here about the archaeological hoarding in Northern Ireland seemed to touch a nerve, and I want to thank John Howland for bringing them to the forefront. Extremely irritating and hypocrisy at it’s finest! Continue reading
A favorite FB page of mine is Detecting History and the founder, Stan Shoemaker recently posted the following….
“I’ve been watching many detecting videos over the last few days and I can honestly say 90% of the folks making them wouldn’t cut the mustard on my crew. I’ve noticed they dig gigantic holes, sling earth wildly like animals, not picking up their trash, making fun of the land owners on camera, I’d be sending them home early”……. Continue reading
I was bitten by spring fever and managed to do a little digging today. It seems two hours is my limit anymore and I am not sure that will improve any…too many things going on with this old body, all of which are permanent. Continue reading
…when I started my “website” Stout Standards. It was a new venture for me in that I had no prior experience putting one together. I had taken an adult ed class is HTML basics and decided what better way to show off my newly learned, primitive and unsophisticated talents. It was frustrating in the beginning but it was also a lot of fun (doesn’t take much to make an old guy happy). My first coup was getting John Howland to join me and without pay (which is no small feat let me tell you). I am pretty certain it was because he felt guilty about the $20 HE owes me but nonetheless he agreed to contribute and the Malamute Saloon came into being.