The past year has been a mixed bag for me, but I am still alive and kicking. I lost a few close friends in 2013, but at my age it’s to be expected. To quote John Winter , “there’s no future in getting old“…. On the flip side my kids and grandkids are all healthy and doing well and for that I am very thankful. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: December 2013
Despite the fact that I am somewhat bored with detecting, I still check the related social media links and try to keep up with what’s going on. I started to wonder however that in doing this I just might be compounding my problem. Forgive me…they are pretty redundant and rather boring. Continue reading →
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO WALLY & HARRY!
To Wally & Harry…the Beavis & Butthead, Bert & Ernie, Flotsam & Jetsam of the archaeological community. Over the past year you’ve not only had me ROFLMAO, you’ve also taught me words like tekkie, coiney, thugwit and hoik. And then there’s Farmer Brown? Golly gee, what a funny guy! Continue reading →
Maybe it’s me but recently I’ve noted that many you feel the need to say things like “I will never sell any of my finds”, “I don’t do it for the money” or “I just love touching history”. I find no fault at all with these comments, but it seems to me that you are somehow trying to justify what it is you do, and appease anyone who might find fault with it. Do you feel guilty for participating? Continue reading →
“This time we were at another large field, across the road from our morning hunt site. I was told that the property contained the earliest courthouse in the county, though it became obvious that the house currently standing on the site is only from the turn of the century. A small building standing on the property, though, was the original sheriff’s office. Continue reading →