Cacher of the Month - July 2010

tracama

tracama

tracama

This month's Cacher was nominated due to her longevity as a local cacher, the number and quality of her cache hides, and number of cache finds. I have not had the opportunity to meet her yet, but hope to at one of our many cache events.

  1. When did you start Geocaching?
  2. August 2006. My nephew showed me how. Leo Mol Garden Cache was one of the first I found.

  3. How did you find out about Geocaching?
  4. My brother bought me a GPS and got me hooked.

  5. What was it about geocaching that got you hooked into the game?
  6. The sense of adventure, exercise for me and the dogs and going places I've never been before. The challenge and meeting new people. It is also a great way to cure the blues.

  7. Have you cached in any other provinces, countries?
  8. Ontario and Wyoming.

  9. How do you describe the sport of Geocaching to your family and friends who haven't tried it yet?
  10. It's a treasure hunt with a GPS.

  11. What are other interests or hobbies that you have (please go into detail / accomplishments)?
  12. My dog Max is a St. John's Ambulance therapy dog. We visit an old folks home. I love camping, reading, watching dance shows and figure skating.

  13. What are some things you don't like about geocaching? What are your pet peeves?
  14. People who move my caches, steal my caches or don't use stealth when finding my caches.

  15. What is the most interesting/unusual place that geocaching has taken you?
  16. Niagara Falls and Yellowstone.

  17. What is the most memorable cache that you have found (or tried to find?)?
  18. WFD: Winnipeg Fire Dept by harvwallbanger. It was a hard one. We would never have found it without help from JBrandt36.

  19. What is your favorite Caching Story?
  20. When my brother and his friends found The Crack near Thunder Bay. It is a very challenging cache. Check it out. It is a 5/5. I also found a cache about the same time as another cacher. Off we went to find another and I gave him a ride home. After, I realized I had given a ride to a complete stranger, but we had a common goal and geocaching brought us together.

  21. What is your most interesting item found in a cache?
  22. A belt buckle.

  23. What items if any do you carry with you when you go on a hunt?
  24. Trade items and plastic bags Bottle of water and a leash.

  25. What kind of GPSr do you use?
  26. Magellan Gold.

  27. What methods do you use to avoid muggle detection?
  28. Pet the dog, tie the shoe.

  29. What is the meaning of your username?
  30. Tracama for the 3 dogs I have had : Trapper, Cassidy and Max.

  31. Which geocachers do you respect or standout to you the most?
  32. Geopahkers I'm sure they have the most FTF's! The Bergmannfamily I think they have the most hides!

  33. With whom do you normally go geocaching?
  34. Max, my dog. My brother, Jleecollins, when he is in town.

  35. If you could cache anywhere in the world, where would you like to go?
  36. Australia or Hawaii.

  37. Is there a challenging local cache you have in your sights right now? Which one?
  38. Muggle Supreme, but it is archived.

  39. Of your placed caches, which is your favorite? Why?
  40. For the Love of Goldens, but it was stolen I liked the container; it was a dog. At Tennis Anyone, the finders have gotten a kick out of the clue. I have a very interesting one coming up, if I ever get my order from the States. It will be called "Indiana Jone's Pet Peeve"

  41. What kind of books do you prefer to read? What was the last book you read?
  42. I like to read Historical Romances particularly time travel ones. Diana Galbadon is my favourite author.

  43. Can you play a musical instrument?
  44. No

  45. How far from your house is the nearest unfound cache?
  46. At the zoo, but I'm planning a trip there in the near future.

  47. Do you use your GPSr for other reasons other than Geocaching?
  48. I used it on a trip to Chicago, to keep track of how far we had to go.

  49. What is in your iPod/CD player right now?
  50. I have a cassette player in my car. LOL Going to a Black Eye Peas concert this summer.

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