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December 1, 2019

Birch Grove Park – Northfield, NJ


Birch Grove Park – Northfield, Atlantic County, NJ Distance – unsure how many miles of trails, I did 3.1 miles total Type – Web of connecting loops Difficulty: 2 of 10 Updated: 3/17/20

Website – City of Northfield Open – 9 AM to sunset

Terrain – forest and ponds Surface – mostly dirt trails

Trailheads – 39°22’32.89″N, 74°33’50.00″W

Directions – 1700 Burton Avenue, Northfield, New Jersey 08225

Parking – Very large lot

Dog friendly? “Pets are not permitted at the park. Service animals related to a person’s disability are always [...]

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August 26, 2019

Geocaching: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Wandering Around Looking Vaguely Lost


There’s been a lot of this the last few months.

Updated: 12/29/21

Original Article published 8/26/19

So back in February, I accidentally started Geocaching (why are there so many accidents on this blog?).

Our buddy Skunk stumbled onto a Geocache at South Cape May Meadows and asked what it was.  I replied, “Hey, I think that’s a Geocache.”

He asked what that was, and I said it was like a treasure hunt, which was just about as much as I knew.  So we downloaded the app ( and attempted to sign up for a free account on the website, [...]


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January 20, 2016

Looking for Skywalker… in Ireland (a trip to Skellig Michael)

Updated: 1/4/18

Like the vast majority of America, I went out and saw the new Stars Wars movie recently (or, as of 2017/2018 the new new Star Wars movie).  My favorite part of the movie had nothing to do with the fighting or the actors or the special effects.  It had to do with the final, and arguably most spectacular, filming location, the one used at the very end of the movie (or a good chunk of the new, new one).  Anyone who has seen the movie knows what I’m talking about.

Oddly enough, his name is also Ray.

Other than the flying vehicle and the landing area, none of that scenery was CGI.  How do I [...]

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