Author: Martin Pedersen

Summary of the Geocache Diet To Date

We want to thank the fine folks at Groundspeak and Geocaching.com for featuring the Geocache Diet and FamilyNavigation.com as one of their Lost and Found stories.  For the benefit of those of you who are reading about the Geocache Diet for the first time, maybe have just finished watching our story on Geocaching.com, I thought I would provide a summary… Read more →

The Long Term Effects of Helicopter Parenting

Lisa and I recently watched a documentary called ‘Hyper Parents & Coddled Kids’ which examines the phenomena of Helicopter Parenting.  Helicopter Parents is a term used to describe parents who constantly hover over their children to solve problems that may occur in their lives and make sure they stay safe.  The documentary describes these parents as ‘over involved, over protective,… Read more →

Pulling the Plug on Cable

We finally did it.  We have talked about it for quite some time but for some reason we always had some reason why it justified the monthly expense.  With the lives we are leading now it simply is not worth the money for us to pay for cable TV.  We have been paying $36 each and every month to watch maybe two TV… Read more →

How Would I Describe Geocaching?

Fun, nerdy, exhausting, fear inducing, exhilarating, childish,thrilling, puzzling, time wasting, challenging, easy, tough, thought-provoking, friendly, escape from reality, natural, hi tech, bizarre, waste of time, frustrating, ridiculous, brilliant, sly, all-encompassing, demanding, sophisticated, satisfying,maddening, taxing, tricky, elusive, stimulating, exciting, perplexing, baffling, pleasing, discovering, adventuresome, exploration, a journey, enjoyable, entertaining, cool,  welcoming, geeky,sociable, solo activity, absurd, awesome, intense, stealthy, sneaky, crafty, silly,… Read more →

Geocache Diet – Day 124 – Geocaching Movies I Would Like To See

Did you know there was a movie that features Geocaching?  It is true. Ok, maybe it isn’t a summer blockbuster or an Academy award nominee but it is an actual movie nonetheless.  Splinterheads is about an unmotivated young slacker who becomes infatuated by a girl who works in a travelling carnival who unleashes her trapped adventurous spirit through geocaching.  This teenage… Read more →