RE: [CentralTexasGeocachers] A 5K AFFAIR TO REMEMBER!
- Congratulations my love.
I am glad I could be there with you when you hit 5K, and boy did you work
I'll plan a celebration event for the Saturday morning after Labor Day.
Mark your calendars everyone :)
>From: "Candy Lind" <candylind@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] A 5K AFFAIR TO REMEMBER!
>Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 02:20:20 -0000
>Well not really an AFFAIR ... it was all in the family, after all!
>We talked to HiDude_98 this afternoon while we were at Muddy Buddies
>25th anniversary party in Houston. He (with help from wife Deb, and
>support from his niece, mother-in-law, and daughter KatyDude) was
>looking for whatever help we could give with "Spring Loaded". We told
>him our experience with it; we made sure he'd read the notes about the
>difficulty Indigo Parrish had with it in June, and we all realized, with
>all the flooding we'd had since, that it was most likely buried in silt
>on the bottom again.
>A while later, we got a sad note from Paul that he and Deb were giving
>up for a while, to take KatyDude, his niece and Deb's mom home, but were
>determined to come back and look some more.
>Armed with goggles this time, he and Deb got back to Barton Springs and
>set out to find it again. This time, SUCCESS!!
>FOR FIND NUMBER 5000!!!!
>WOO -- HOOOOOO!
>It's dogged determination like this that has brought Paul to the point
>where he has found 5000 caches in a mere 2 years and 2 months ... for
>791 days, that averages 6.32 caches per day, 44.25 caches per week,
>192.3 caches per month.
>CAN YOU SAY OBSESSED?????
>I don't know of many of us who could cache to this level for this length
>of time. Congratulations, Paul on this phenomenal accomplishment! And
>congrats to Deb for not killing you (or geoMire) somewhere along the
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