Making Friends with Metal Detectors

Last week, my cousin wrote about the bond she shares with her digging partner (husband). After reading her post, I started thinking about the bonds I’ve made with both digging partners and property owners alike. If you’re a regular follower… Continue Reading

Friends, Goats, and Dimes in Shamokin, PA

Since I started metal detecting, I’ve met fellow diggers from all reaches of the country and even the world. On occasion, I’ll get a private message from someone jabbering at me in Arabic… to which I respond with a confused ice-cream… Continue Reading

Leveraging Facebook for Permissions…

I’m sure most of you are familiar with the term cold-calling. Back before cellphones and social media, the sales tactic was a lot more prevalent. I remember my parents leaving the phone off the hook during supper time, because those quick-talking life… Continue Reading

Crawlspace Caper

Last month, I took you on a journey through a schoolhouse crawlspace. If you read that post, you probably realized that I’m not all that particular in my pursuit for treasure. I’ll explore a dusty crawlspace, pick through a bottle dump, wade through a creek… Continue Reading

Metal Detecting Basics

This is not my typical post. This is a compilation of tips and tricks I’ve learned about metal detecting… with a lot of help from my readers and my detecting family along the way. My goal in writing this post… Continue Reading

Either You’ve Got It or You Don’t.

On Saturday, I had the privilege of introducing a friend and her teenage daughter to the hobby of metal detecting. Their passion was so refreshing. Not many people get excited for digging iron, but these two special ladies were over… Continue Reading

Digging: A “Man’s Hobby”

Believe it our not, but I am a girly girl. I freak out at the sight of bugs, I hate dirt under my nails, and I never leave the house without slathering on my makeup and teasing my hair like it… Continue Reading