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Re: Ragged mountain
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #974310 by Bungalow Boxer
Apr 22, 2019 5:58am
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Yes, cooledcoyote sent me one. Thank you for looking!
lbna
Board: State: Connecticut
Apr 27, 2019 5:38pm
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anyone know whats up with lbna? It has been down for awhile. says something like "too many connections"
Re: lbna
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #974687 by burning feet
Apr 27, 2019 6:32pm
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BOW
Board: State: Connecticut
Apr 28, 2019 3:01am
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congrats to Rock Island for her BOW for Her Kitty Kitty. Nice job!
Re: BOW
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #974695 by burning feet
Apr 28, 2019 6:21am
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Congratulations Rock Island; that is a great series in a beautiful area!!
Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
May 28, 2019 5:31pm
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Hi! We are moving to Connecticut and looking forward to letterboxing up there. Let us know of any favorites for families with younger kids ages 3-7)!
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975607 by Dino Loves Deer
May 29, 2019 5:51am
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Welcome! Where are you moving to? We have a 9, 7, and 2 year old!
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975625 by Lighthouse Five
May 29, 2019 8:53pm
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We are moving to Wallingford, in kinda the middle of the state, per some maps. We have 7 year old twins and a soon-to-be 4 year old.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975674 by Dino Loves Deer
May 30, 2019 3:57am
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My sister lives there ("Sparky Doo"); Dad grew up there; Guy who works for me lives there. You'll like it. Easy access to a ridiculous number of boxes........oh wait, that's the whole state.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975678 by SherlockMiles
May 30, 2019 3:59am
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Yet I’ve hardly boxed Wallingford. But I will be at the re-opened Tyler tomorrow.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975674 by Dino Loves Deer
May 30, 2019 6:01am
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Oh wow! We live in Northford, just one street away from Wallingford! Tyler Mill is our favorite place to hike. It just reopened this weekend after being closed for a year after a very bad storm.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975674 by Dino Loves Deer
May 30, 2019 6:10am
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I letterbox around there often, with my 8 and 10 year olds.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975681 by Lighthouse Five
May 30, 2019 6:20am
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Great! I heard Sleeping Giant is great, but is it still closed?
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975678 by SherlockMiles
May 30, 2019 6:21am
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Ha!

I am hoping we love it. We are looking forward to something new.
Re: Moving to Connecticut!
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975684 by Dino Loves Deer
May 30, 2019 6:24am
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I heard Sleeping Giant is great, but is it still closed?

Yes, it's still closed. As of May 24, the Association was posting pictures of the State rebuilding the Tower Trail road.
Tyler Mill Wallingford
Board: State: Connecticut
May 31, 2019 11:58am
did some boxing at Tyler Mill today. Some damage but they did a great job clearing. The purple trail down near the green bridge is in good shape. There is a diversion around a blown down area but it picks up the trail a short ways down.
what we hiked on the upper portion seems untouched.
the pink trail at the green bridge has damage here and there. box 2 of family roots is under lots of downed trees.
Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
May 31, 2019 6:33pm
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Does anyone remember this series?
https://www.atlasquest.com/showinfo.php?boxId=7197

I found a stamp in what I think was the old cellar hole for box #1. It was not under the largest rock. It was under the top leftmost rock in that wall. The stamp was store bought and it was a shepherd boy. Is this the first box, census decree?
Re: Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975725 by Mim
May 31, 2019 7:07pm
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No.The first stamp was hand carved. A picture of a open scroll (Torah) with writing in English and Hebrew.
Re: Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975725 by Mim
May 31, 2019 7:10pm
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All of the stamps were carved.
1. A scroll
2. The holy family
3.Angel
4.lamb
5.a star
6.a crown
Re: Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975728 by Celtic Roots
May 31, 2019 7:44pm
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Thanks.
Then definitely not it. Do you have any idea what it could be?
Re: Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975730 by Mim
Jun 1, 2019 5:09am
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Sorry, I don’t. Good Luck with the series. Looks like some may be missing.
Re: Christmas in Bethlehem boxes help
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975728 by Celtic Roots
Jun 1, 2019 6:28am
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I didn't imagine that she would have used a store bought stamp; she did great carves.
green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Jun 3, 2019 12:23pm
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THE GREEN CHECKS ARE BACK!!!!!!! THANK YOU
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975829 by burning feet
Jun 4, 2019 4:44am
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I feel at one with the world again. Thank you Ryan.
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975856 by DevilinDog
Jun 4, 2019 5:55am
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I feel at one with the world again.

Besides the practicality of being able to identify which boxes you've found, there is something very gratifying about seeing a check next to something you've accomplished. Does anyone else working on a daily todo list go back and add something to the list that was already completed just so you can check it off?
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975857 by Trailhead Tessie
Jun 4, 2019 8:12am
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Does anyone else working on a daily todo list go back and add something to the list that was already completed just so you can check it off?

Absolutely, just this morning I had a "walk-around" list of thing to do.
As I did each item, it got a big ole check mark. Extra notes pertaining to the item were added in different color ink. (Just like green checks and notes somewhere else. Where could that be?)
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975863 by Grrly Girl
Jun 4, 2019 12:39pm
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I add things to my check off list and then leave it out for my daughter and husband to see. If I get the question what did you do today I point to it.
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975857 by Trailhead Tessie
Jun 4, 2019 6:00pm
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Of course I do that. Doesn't everyone?
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975857 by Trailhead Tessie
Jun 5, 2019 5:49am
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oh, and most importantly, if I check something off on MY list, I like to see the check marks on the list of the person I did it with!
Re: green checks
Board: State: Connecticut
Reply to: #975829 by burning feet
Jun 5, 2019 5:56am
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Wow! Look at all the boxers that wanted the green check markes back . And I thought it was just me.