Monthly Archives: September 2020
It’s not only National Apple Dumpling Day it’s also “Throwback Thursday”. Here’s a tongue in cheek posting from February 2015…
The Bare Necessities…
I was chatting with a very old detecting friend in the UK the other day about the current state of the pastime, and interestingly, or maybe not, we were both on the same wave length. Everyone is too caught up in the folderol, the frills, the bullshit if you will, the over promoting of their mastery of this extremely complex, formidable and baffling hobby called metal detecting. Continue reading →
...they just lose their sites!
Was talking with an old detecting friend the other day and we started talking (commiserating might be a better word) about our physical limitations when it came to detecting. Trying I suppose to make each other feel better about aging.
We discussed among other things the difficulty of getting down and up, back pain, bad knees and arthritis. We also talked about aids that might help like the short handled shovels, canes and the like. At the time it seemed like a normal conversation but after hanging up I started feeling depressed. I mean jeezus is there any hope? Was there something to look forward to?
Well to make a long story short it got me thinking about things and I wanted to run this idea by you all. I’m thinking seriously about opening – Continue reading →