Sweetieheart was on track to finding his 100th cache. When I suggested a nearby cache, I was told “My 100th cache is not going to be a skirt cache!” You know, for the last couple of years, he was just fine with skirt caches. Now that he approaches his 100th, he wanted more.

I thought about his interests.

How about a cache in a haunted location? Nope, not quite right.

How about a cache near the Air Museum in Addison? Hmmmm… maybe….

How about Tombstone, Texas’ oldest cache? It’s in Arlington, just a few miles away…. YES! That’s it!

Symbol for a Multi-Stage Cache

Multi-Stage Cache

Tombstone is a multi-stage cache. In order to find the ultimate cache, we had to walk around the park and answer some questions. The answers resulted in the coordinates of the cache.

Sweetie Poses with the Cache

Sweetie’s #100

On a personal note, my husband proposed to me in this park after Midnight Mass at Christmas in 1997. I was unaware that there was a cemetery in the park yet I’ve visited the park often over the years. It’s amazing what you learn when you geocache!


About scribedscribbles

Like most people, I hate filling out profile pages. Who am I? Well, I’m a wife, teacher, daughter, and friend. I’m also an intellectual, an introvert, a night owl, and a bookworm. I work with struggling readers and overachievers, ages 11 to 15. I take care of students, a cat, two rabbits, friends, and my husband. I enjoy geocaching, reading, volksmarching, gardening, crocheting for charity, lecturing, science fiction, learning, and teaching. My favorite colors are blue, green, and purple. I am judgmental, dyslexic, sweet, overweight, graying, short, generous, loving, supportive, and chronically early to meetings. I’m afraid of snakes, putting my head underwater, heights, depths, and failure.

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