Monthly Archives: November 2015

Are We a Simple Lot or Just Too Busy to Care?

I recently exchanged notes with another detectorist/blogger, and we have both come to the conclusion that detectorists do not like to read, but love too look at videos and photos. How do we know this? Because we read and study the statistics that our blog program provides, and because it’s always evident from the comments we receive, or as in this case, do not receive. Continue reading


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You Can Be Anything You Want to Be…

I’ve come to the conclusion that our pastime has now become a game of one one-upmanship.   An “I Can Do it Better Than You”  avocation.  Yup, the more time I spend in cyberspace the more convinced I am.  It’s an ongoing game, and you can be anyone and anything you want to be there…. Continue reading


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Best of Luck to a Great Gal…

Two years ago Mary Hand retired.  She was the secretary, and gal Friday to Alan Holcombe, corporate manager at White’s, editor of my books, and my ‘go to gal’ at the White’s factory. Then just over a year ago Alan Holcombe also decided to hang ‘em up, and is now sipping tea, and watching Days of Our Lives. Continue reading


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Thank You Veterans…

flag5Just wanted to take a moment to thank our veterans, both past and present. You’ve given years, and in many cases, the ultimate, defending our country, so that we can live free, in this, the greatest country in the world.  No greater sacrifice can be given. I salute you all, and a special shout out and thank you to Viet Nam vets! Continue reading


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New Statistics for the Pastime…

Big Tony from Bayonne recently commented “This is a simple sport – there is definitely no need to complicate it .

I was reminded again of  this is today when a tekkie on Facebook commented “Just received my TDI SL i must admit I’m a little intimidated by it.”  Continue reading


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Officially Retired…

More than two years ago I “sort of” retired from the treasure hunting pastime. I made no promises because I knew once you are addicted to this hobby it’s hard to just give it up. Well since then I’ve ventured out into the field sporadically, finding a treasure here and there, but it’s not been easy, especially physically. Likewise those treasures I did find didn’t offer the thrill they once did, especially this year. Continue reading


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