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Munzee in the park in the fall

I went out today to find a Munzee in Ballou park that I somehow missed all this time!  I found it and while I was there, I took a picture of these two cute little trees in their autumn glory. (click on them to see them full size)

I thought they were just so cute.  I was able to finish up this weekly mission of the Zeeops and found out that there is yet another week! Hopefully I can complete that too.  It's fun and I'm getting more points and badges and things in Munzee.  Lots of fun for me and it was a perfect day for it. Sunny and just plain nice out there.


Sunday and an apology

Sorry for not p0sting yesterday.  I meant to and then it got late and I never did. My friend and I rode to a few places to look at cars and we were able to go to the Goodwill in Martinsville.  We haven't been in there since before COVID, so that was nice.  I found a Dunkin Donuts mug.  As you know, I'm a Starbucks girl to the core, but this was a nice mug.  It was from 2013 and it still had the sticker on the bottom!  It is in excellent/new condition and it was a whole twenty cents!  I also found a Keurig metal rack that fits washi! Of course I have containers for my washi, so I'll eventually use this for something else.

I went out to replace some of my Munzees today that needed maintenance.  I replaced two, I archived three (these are in hard to get to locations and I figured it wouldn't be any need to replace them. I only have on more I need to replace now.  It's at a picnic shelter in Dan Daniel's park. I went there today but there were people at the shelter, so I didn't bother them.  I drove to Angler's park and replaced that one.  That was the one that was the furthest away and I figured it would be a while before I got to it.  Nope, it was fixed today!  The other one was never the River on the other side and I replaced that one too and deployed a new one nearby.

I also got one virtual Munzee at another park in the city.  I hadn't been to that park in a long time.  It has changed quite a bit. I didn't get out there, I just captured it in the car. :p. 

I took some pictures down where I fixed one of my Munzees. It is near a dock where a bridge used to stand.  I loved that bridge and still miss it!   They have a plaque and an arch near the street and you can walk down to the dock.  

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This last one is from the path near the dock. You can see the arch in the picture at the top of the steps.  (there are two sets of steps)

 


Munzee and more!

I received a new traveler's notebook in the mail today. :P. This one is bigger than a passport size.  It will hold small Moleskine cahiers and Field Note notebooks.  I made mine into a Munzee kit!  I can use it as that and if I want to change it up, carry it as a smaller tn in the future! I like the way I set it up.  I want to get another pocket type insert.  The one I'm using cam in another thing I got and I saved it. It fits perfectly in this little TN and I can store Munzees in there.  All the extras I have in an old Altoid tin.  I can add more to the TN as needed.  Neat, yes?

Of course, I had to give it a test run!  First I drove to a place where there was a virtual Munzee and captured it, then I rode to Ballou park and drove around trying to decide where to deploy a couple of Munzees.  I have deployed several in the park.  You can deploy one within 50 feet of someone else's and at least 150 feet from your own. (Or the other way around, I forget! LOL!) Anyway!  I was able to deploy two and that was fun.  I took pictures of the TN while there since I was outside is beautiful natural light.  Here are the pictures:

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This is the TN itself.  I put it in the bag my Foxy came in to carry it in my purse.  It's such a cute size!


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The inside.  I have a Moleskine Evernote notebook in there.  I am using it to keep track k of the Munzees as I deploy them to keep a record. (I also have a tracker in my bujo)


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The little plastic guy that I'm using for now to hold my Munzees.  I used washi tape to secure everything since it's easy to remove and re-stick.  The blue post it has a list of ones that I need to repair that I've deployed in the past.

I think this will be a neat system and I can easily toss this TN in another bag if I go out without my  purse.  I think I'm going to love it.  I found this TN on Amazon for a very good price. It comes in brown, black, and dark brown (what I have).  Very nice quality. It came with one notebook and an extra band. Highly recommended!


Munzee fun

I have mentioned Munzee in the past, I'm sure.  I have a link in the sidebar to my personal Munzee account.  Munzee is like geocaching for nerds. It's fun and I have been doing it for many years now.  I recently ordered a 'starter kit' and a personal Munzee.  The personal Munzee came today, hopefully, the stickers (the starter kit) will come tomorrow. I thought they'd ship them together.  In any case, I have my personal Munzee I can carry with me.  I also recently printed up a stack of cards to leave places to get people to play.   Here is my personal Munzee. I am going to mod podge the tag code on it and then cover it with clear tape to preserve it because I'm probably going to add it to my keychain.  The mod podge and tape will help keep the tag from wearing off.

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As usual, my silly butt forgot to take a picture in natural light, but there you go.  That is the front and back.  It acts as an actual Munzee too!  I think that is neat.  I hope the stickers come tomorrow.  There is one of the big Munzee stickers in it.  It is one of those that I saw the first time that got me to explore what Munzee is, so I am glad to have one to deploy!  I've mainly deployed Munzees in my own city, but I have several at Myrtle Beach, too!  I meant to deploy some on the last trip and never did. I definitely will in September.  I want to be more active in the game.

 

 

 


ARGH!!!!!!!!!

So, I figured out iMovie a bit.  I got the video done with a title card and a closing card.  Great right?  Wrong! I can't get it to upload to YouTube for some reason.  I'm saving a copy of it to my desktop so I hopefully will be able to try that one.  I tried to upload straight from the app, but it's not working for me for some reason.  I found some pdfs of help guides to iMovie last night and downloaded them to read and learn more about the program.  I am not sure at this point when I'll get my video up. lol . I did the 'share to Youtube' thing and I also set it to save a copy of my desktop.  So far, I haven't seen either!  I sent one to YouTube last night as a test. It said it was there, but it never showed up for me.  Weird.  I obviously don't know what the hell I'm doing. :P Hopefully I'll get it sorted out.  If by some weird chance, my video DOES upload to YouTube tonight, I'll come back and post a quick post to link to it.  Wish my luck. I'm going to need it.  Geekgirl indeed! lol


Getting some Pie!

At least I'm pretty sure that is what is going on.  I am in the middle of a huge update for my phone.  I heard that my phone would get Pie during January.  I didn't know it would be the last day of the month before the update would be available.  This has to be the Pie update because the download was huge and it it taking forever!  Okay, it's done. It's Pie.  Everything looks so weird.  I'll have to get used to it, I think.  It's doing the last minute stuff.  When it's completely done, I'll play with it.