Geocaching.com has a nice Stats Bar which you can put on your own web page to show your geocaching statistics. They even give you a form where you can create your own Stats Bar.
The problem is, the Stat Bar it creates is a "dynamic" image, and some web hosts, such as MySpace and the Groundspeak forums, don't let you show dynamic images. With the form below, we can fake those websites into thinking it's a "static" image.
If you use Google Calendar, you can click the "+Google Calendar" icon in the lower-right corner to include this calendar in your own.
By Lil Devil on July 16, 2007 – 10:15pm
Have you heard of the California DeLorme Challenge? In a nutshell, its a challenge to find a cache on all 104 pages of the DeLorme Northern California Atlas & Gazetteer. When the challenge first appeared, I already had 37 pages. I completed the challenge on July 13, 2007 at the Gobblers Knob cache on page 65. Read more to see the details.
By Lil Devil on September 22, 2006 – 7:33pm
We woke up and had breakfast, and just as I was looking for the phone number of the muffler shop, the phone rang. It was the muffler shop. The truck is done. It was actually done late last night, but he didn't want to call at almost midnight
There was some complications, but it got done anyways. It turns out that one of the special aspects of this being a California truck, is that it has what Kirk called "pre-cats" before the main catalytics. These pre-cats are barely larger than the header pipe itself. Apparently one of them had literally disintegrated and plugged up the main cat behind it. Thus the out-of-range readings by the computer and the resultant rough running engine. It couldn't exhale!
By Lil Devil on September 16, 2006 – 8:00am
There's few things more beautiful than the sight of fresh snow in the morning. About a half inch fell over night.
Unfortunately it was all gone by noon.
We decided to spend the day driving around the Grand Teton National Park finding virtual caches and just having fun exploring. This meant staying another night. Darn.
By Lil Devil on September 11, 2006 – 11:41pm
I got up this morning, and after taking care of normal morning business, I got on the phone looking for a place to get the cat bathed after yesterdays adventures. I really didn't know where to look, so I just called the big places like Petsmart and Pet Co. They could help if I had a dog, but not the cat.
I shrugged it off and figured we'd find a place later during our trip. I went off to fill up the gas tank on the truck. It's much easier to do this without the trailer. Along the way, I got lucky and spotted a little dog and cat grooming place in a strip mall. Their phone number was on the sign, so I called as I was getting gas. A nice lady listened to my dilemma, then said to hold on. I could hear her yell, "Mom, do you want to bathe a cat this morning?" She said bring her on down.
By Lil Devil on December 14, 2005 – 12:00pm
A geocaching friend in Virginia created this map of my finds as of December 14, 2005.
By Lil Devil on October 18, 2005 – 1:07pm
Encrypted hints are provided with each of the geocache descriptions given on www.geocaching.com. Software such as GPX Spinner automatically decode the hints for you when the hints are correctly in the "hints" field. But sometimes the encoded hints are included in a way that they are not automatically decoded. That's where Hint Decoder comes in.