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I haven't done any geocaching for about a month, but I have been studying up on "paperless geocaching". Instead of printing the information for each cache, I want to download information about many caches to my PDA, upload the waypoints to my GPS, and be ready to go. It should work out well on vacation, saving me from carrying around a stack of printouts the size of Webster's unabridged dictionary. I've tested the process and have it working smoothly. The only limitation is my GPS, which can hold only 500 waypoints.

I've been watching Jeeves and Wooster on DVD, starring Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie. It's a very funny series set in 1920s England, based on the P.G. Wodehouse stories about the hapless Bertie Wooster and his unflappable valet Jeeves.

I'm all ready for Christmas. We'll just do a little grocery shopping at the end of next week to stock up on essentials like eggnog and zipperskin oranges. Then we can enjoy a quiet 12 days at home.

I need to find a new barber. The guy I've been going to since my old one retired cuts it too short. He did it again today. I didn't know how good I had it with the old guy.
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