Monthly Archives: July 2019

WYSIWYG, Warts & All…

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It’s been a while since I’ve actually swung a coil and that alone should disqualify me from talking about the pastime let alone write about it. On the other hand I’m a firm believer in the “not seeing the forest for the trees” thing so maybe it’s better looking at things from afar.  After 45 years my angle (and we all have one) is a seasoned one. Continue reading


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Going to the Dogs!

You Really Can’t Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

Tell me… when you are in the field hunting are you sure your detector is set exactly where you want it? Did you push those touchpads in the right sequence? Did you push the ones on the right side or the left side? Did you push the arrows up, down, right or left? Are you back in the search mode? Continue reading


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Detecting Diva – on the Money!

Haven’t had much to say of late and then Allyson Cohen, a.k.a. the Detecting Diva, shared her views on hunts – in particular hunts that set you back a few bucks before you even leave the house. Understand I’m probably the last person to ask about this now given my current status (broke) but it’s something that gave me pause as well when I wrote about it here five years ago. Continue reading


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Have One For Me!


The 4th of July is one of those holidays that makes us realize just how lucky we are to be living in the United States of America. A place where, despite your political differences, your religion, your nationality, your social standing, you can stand up and say what is on your mind without fear of recrimination.

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