Posted by: ramblinmanjimj | June 21, 2009

A Hunting We Will Go…

Among the things we did yesterday was take another nice walk on the beach here in Ocean City, WA. Once again, her trusty metal detector (like a rifle) on her shoulder, we set out on another metal hunting expedition in search of buried treasure.

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What’s this? Beach Art? Nope…from the beach it is very difficult to identify which is the return trail. This is a unique trail marker to ensure we take the correct path back to our RV park.

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Okay…now to find the buried treasure.

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Bored by not finding anything, Mary decides to stop and make a sand angel.

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Miles of beach and nary a soul and not a sound from the metal detector. It’s clear Lewis and Clark didn’t make it this far North!

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Once again, the only find was in the remains of a beach campfire. This time is was a Sharp’s Ale can which I told Mary I thought came from England and most likely dropped by either Captain James Cook or George Vancouver whom explored these coasts many years ago. I don’t think she believed me!

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Oh well, perhaps next time she will find the Mother Lode!

All original material Copyright – Jim Jaillet 2009
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