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You Can Do It - Geocaching Challenge Cache

The only time we have found 6 types of caches in one day is in Boonsboro MD, during geowoodstock.  But I think this can easily be done in State College Pa...  I'm working on a plan.  I should also check to see if this can be done easily closer to where the final is located - near Duryea, PA 

You must first complete the challenge portion of this cache by finding SIX cache types in ONE DAY anywhere in Pennsylvania! The thirteen acceptable cache types are:

Traditional CacheMulti-Cache (Offset Cache)Mystery or Puzzle CachesLetterbox HybridEarthCacheVirtual CacheWebcam CacheWherigo™ CacheEvent CacheMega-Event CacheCache In Trash Out EventGPS Adventures Maze ExhibitProject A.P.E. Cache

W..W...W... Wednesday (Books!)

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…• What are you currently reading? I tried reading A Hundred Summers, but got bored.. I haven't given up, yet, but for now I moved on to The House At Riverton, which seems a little more interesting.
From Goodreads:
The House At Riverton Summer 1924
On the eve of a glittering society party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again.
Winter 1999
Grace Bradley, ninety-eight, one-time housemaid of Riverton Manor, is visited by a young director making a film about the poet's suicide. Ghosts awaken and old memories - long consigned to the dark reaches of Grace's mind - begin to sneak back through the cracks. A shocking secret threatens to emerge, something history has forgotten but Grace never could.

Set as the war-shattered Edwardian summer surrenders to the decadent twenties, The House at Riverton is…

Crepes a Dozen Ways

(Recipes by category at the bottom of this post) These may be my new favorite food.  They are really great for breakfast on the go - my kids can pick them up and eat them on the way out the door on their way to work and practices.   These are filled with strawberry jam, and with leftover pudding and whipped cream.  Just what I happened to have on hand. I've read that they are great with nutella.
2 eggs 2Tb melted butter 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water Blend Well (I used the kitchenaid, but a whisk works) Add 1 cup of flour 1 tsp salt Optional - Add vanilla Blend well
Use 1/4 of a cup of batter per a crepe Swirl it in the pan - it should be thin cook for about 45 seconds - until the top is solid.   Flip, cook on other side just long enough to brown lightly

A few years ago I had this book - I can't remember how I came to own it, it may have been a gift from my mom, who knows I love vintage cookbooks.  I remember reading through it, and deciding that I must someday learn to make crepes.  Then I put …