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Travel Bug Dog Tag Bead-Point Blank White Blue Brown Porcelain Circle TB

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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Texas, United States
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In Little Tree

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, protects the number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item


This is one of a series of large beads obtained from different places and converted into travel bugs.  They are named for Texas towns with interesting names or histories.

Point Blank is in northern San Jacinto County. The name originated with Florence Dissiway, a Frenchwoman who moved to the area during the 1850s to be a governess for the R. T. and Henry Robinson families.  Dissiway called the spot Blanc Point (White Point in French), which local residents eventually changed to Point Blank, changing the context of the original name.  

R. T. Robinson reputedly set up the first store; among the community's early residents was future governor George T. Wood, who set up a plantation as early as 1839.  Wood was subsequently buried in the Robinson cemetery, where a monument was erected by the state in 1911.  A post office was established at Point Blank in 1884.

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Tracking History (15498.1mi) View Map

Dropped Off 12/9/2017 Pengwinldy placed it in Little Tree California - 12.16 miles  Visit Log

Little Tree: Dropped the girl off for a birthday pool party and then went for a little walk on this beautiful 81 degree December day. Parked up at the sports complex as others suggested and tried to go down the hill but couldn’t find a suitable path. It’s pretty steep. Started over and decided to take the sidewalk out to the main road and down Community. At the Guardrail I was able to go down the hill with a much easier incline. Found the cache, signed the log, added a TB and my signature penguin.

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Visited 12/8/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Batman California - 23.48 miles  Visit Log

Batman: After a DNF up the street, I moved on to this one. After I found a valid parking spot, this didn’t take too long. Cute container. Grabbed the TB. Left my signature penguin.

Visited 12/7/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Poinsettia Crossing California - 26.42 miles  Visit Log

Poinsettia Crossing: COTD before work and before the wildfires today. Passed two pups on my way to the cache from the parking lot and then they came back to visit with me while I was signing the log. Left my signature penguin.

Visited 12/7/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Starlight Circle Holiday Revelry V California - 14.59 miles  Visit Log

Starlight Circle Holiday Revelry V: enjoying the Christmas lights tonight with geofriends.

Visited 12/5/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Rescue Mario...U2U's 500th hide placement California - 36.06 miles  Visit Log

Rescue Mario...U2U’s 500th Hide Placement: Working in my 360 degree challenge after work today. I’m afraid of heights and was quite uncomfortable being up on that bridge. I, too, have found similar hides so knew what to look for and this did not disappoint and thus was able to quickly take care of business and get down on solid ground. Unfortunately, when I made the rescue, there was only log at all.

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Visited 12/4/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Tree Nut California - 15.97 miles  Visit Log

Tree Nut: COTD before work. As I approached the corner, I noticed a muggle in a reflective vest looking like she was going to cross the street. I drove past and parked in the neighborhood and as I approached GZ on foot. Realized she was a crossing guard. No worries, I’m just going to go for a hike on the trail. Then I ran into a dude with one of those blowers “cleaning the trail”. Now why on earth would you use a blower on a dirt trail? I don’t know but it caused me to cough with all the particulars in the air and he stopped to look at me. Now how am I going to be sly? I decided to fake a phone call and turn around til I was out of site. Now that both had gone back to what they were doing, I slipped into GZ (nice cover) and made the grab. Left my signature penguin.

Visited 12/4/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Watch out for traffic! California - 73.26 miles  Visit Log

Watch out for Traffic!: Heading to a Christmas party tonight and grabbed this cache. Luckily not much traffic tonight. Not much of a cache either, just a piece of paper in a name tag protector. Might need some help.

Visited 12/2/2017 Pengwinldy took it to WD's Original California - 27.99 miles  Visit Log

WD’Original: At Disneyland and just had to dip the bugs in my possession here. There’s nothing like Christmas time at the Happiest Place on Earth. What makes it even better is seeing Chris Hemsworth reading the Christmas story.

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Visited 12/2/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Goin' Back ta' Cali... California - 47.36 miles  Visit Log

Goin’ Back to Cali: Quick stop on the way to Disneyland for the Christmas festivities. How fitting that I found a Santa Mickey as swag. Dropped off a TB.

Visited 12/1/2017 Pengwinldy took it to Lot 53 - PASEO CARDIEL California - 3.46 miles  Visit Log

Lot 53: Paseo Cardiel:After a nearby DNF, I came to this one. Love the cache but it does need repair as noted in previous logs. SLTNL my signature penguin.

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