Like everyone else in the geocaching world, we were incredibly excited when we heard about a second round of virtual rewards to be awarded by GCHQ. We didn't waste any time registering for the lottery hoping our name would get pulled. We waited what seemed like months and then finally...the email arrived. We had been … Continue reading Virtuals 2.0 – We got one!
Our next adventure is quickly approaching in the form of a family vacation to Hawaii. Ever the planner, Kristi has been openly constructing our itinerary for weeks. Planning is her thing primarily because she never wants any of us to miss out on anything but I would also say she is somewhat of a Type … Continue reading Focused Geocaching for Family Vacations
All relationships are a learning experience, even ones you continue to be in. If you don't see them as that, then that's a problem. -John Krasinski I found this quote very fitting as Jesse and I, after much prodding from friends and family, have started watching The Office. What better way than to lead off … Continue reading Never Stop Learning
Most of you reading this blog know Kristi and I primarily from the geocaching world so it shouldn’t surprise you that this post is about geocaching but today it is also about relationships. We have recently taken on a new hobby, no that doesn’t really address it properly. We have recently taken on a new … Continue reading Geocaching is Good for Your Relationship
For those of you that periodically choose to visit this website, you might be wondering, where did they go? It has been quite some time since we have updated the website. I think the lead story before now was our trip to the World Series in Chicago, which was almost THREE YEARS AGO! As often … Continue reading Where Have We Been?
Are you a Cubs fan? I get this question so often especially in light of the recent Chicago Cubs' success and due to the crazy amount of Cubs gear Memfis and I have collected over the last few years. Each time I get this question, I launch into the story that set us on a … Continue reading The Mafia Head to the World Series
On 2/2 we were invited to go back on GeoGearHeads, a podcast about geocaching and tech gear. If you haven't checked this one out you should. The show is a good mix of up-to-date tech knowledge and discussion and of course geocaching is a large part of the lineup.
A Lunsford Christmas tradition is traveling somewhere, anywhere during the holidays. Some years, we have planned big trips and other years we settle for small ones close to home but we try to keep the spirit of travel alive during the holiday season. This year, we took a family vote and the decision was to … Continue reading Mafia Christmas in California!
About a year ago, Memfis and I discovered a little show called Longmire on Netflix. For those of you that haven't watched Longmire, WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU? Ha ha, in all seriousness, Longmire is a show that packs a big punch. It is the story of a small town sheriff in a the fictional … Continue reading Longmire Days
Just by the numbers, 2016 was a very successful year in geocaching for the Mafia family - 1172 geocache finds, 65 geocache hides (mostly hosted events). As we looked back through some of our geocaching accomplishments to write this blog post, we quickly realized that the numbers didn't tell the full story. We had a … Continue reading 2016 Our Geocaching Year in Review