Comman Geocaching Lingo

I love Geocaching. I love it so much I even wrote my memoir school assignment on how I started. (note: memoir will be posted later this week). In the appendix, I wrote a section on common geocaching lingo. It took up half the book, so I decided to move it here…

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Looking for a new table

We needed a new table, so we went on a drive looking for one!  Photos taken along Lake-Cook Road and U.S. Route 14 from Algonquin to Barrington.   It kinda looks like the water tower is on the trees! Algonquin, Illinois I love the contrast between the building and the sky! Algonquin, Illinois   The first place we went to didn’t have a table we liked, so we kept driving!   Lake Barrington, Illinois Barrington, Illinois   Then we went to a second store, and they had one!   Barrington, Illinois   We drove home, then Dad drove back to […]

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One day, we were eating breakfast, and we looked out the window and saw not one, but two ducks! Throughout their visit, we realized that they were molting, and therefore couldn’t fly. Since Woods Creek, the nearest body of water, is about a quarter-mile away, we were surprised they walked all the way over here! In any case, we went outside to (from a distance) observe them and take some pictures. Here are my favorites! When we got out, they were resting. We played outside until they woke up. They crossed the street (safely, good) and headed towards the creek. […]

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Boone Creek Conservation Area

Dad and I went to the Boone Creek Conservation Area. First he taught me about shudder speed and how if I slow it down and take a picture of something moving really fast, the picture is not blurry. Then we went on a walk! To me, the footprint looks like it’s on the moon!

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Drive up Rt. 47

About a week after I got my first camera with changeable exposure, aperture, ect., we went for a drive and I took pictures!


Mom felt a little sick, so we had to pull over. I took this picture while we were waiting for her. Huntley, Illinois


I took a picture of Caroline, since there wasn’t much else to photograph! Huntley, Illinois


I took this picture of the gas station awning as we were driving under it! Woodstock, Illinois


I love the color on this one! Woodstock, Illinois


I thought it was weird to have a phone booth for anyone to use. Woodstock, Illinois


I seem to like vibrant colors. Woodstock, Illinois


This town has a basketball theme. They put basketball hoop backboards on all their light posts! Hebron, Illinois


Next, we went to a family favorite restaurant for ice cream!


I like how I captured the tree right in front of the silo. Woodstock, Illinois


Next, Dad went to Dollar General and bought Caroline and I a toy plane and a pinwheel each!


We went to a park to play with them. Emricson Park, Woodstock, Illinois


We visited Nauvoo!

I sang a song called “There are many temples in many lands.” while Dad went in the temple.

Here are some pictures I took:

Mom took these of me:

Once we got home, I recounted all my experiences in this video:

Pirate’s Cove

1. I went down a slide that was on top of a dragon 2. I went down another slide where I sat on a bag. I went down really fast! 4. The carousel was a really long ride and I like it. 5. I went on a Safari express and…

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Paul’s Adventure

Once upon a time, there was a boy named Paul. And Paul’s parents were named Rebecca and Ryan. And the next day, Paul woke up and his parents Mommy and Daddy woke up. And then all the people took showers. And then Mommy and Daddy got dressed. Paul’s parents packed…

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Apple Orchard

I went on a field trip to the apple orchard with my Preschool! I picked apples, then visited the petting zoo and played on the playground. It was a fun day. Riding the wagon to go pick apples Playing on the playground Petting animals at the petting zoo

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