User:Sara

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I live in the Springfield Massachusetts (USA) suburbs with my husband and two kids. I went on my first geohash on June 14, 2009. I'd like to move to the west coast or overseas in order to be able to find out the day's coordinates earlier than 9:30 am.

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[edit] Expeditions

Expeditions are in the Springfield, MA graticule unless it says otherwise.

2012-05-27 42 -72 In the trees near some houses in West Suffield, CT. Not reached because GPS wouldn't work.

2012-05-13 41 -71 Near the driveway of an industrial or agricultural site in Rehoboth, MA in the Providence, RI graticule. No Trespassing

2010-12-20 42 -71 In front of a building in Brookline, MA in the Boston, MA graticule

2010-09-06 42 -72 In a suburban house in East Longmeadow, MA. No Trespassing

2010-08-24 46 -71 In a mowed field near a road in Saint-Pierre-Baptiste, Quebéc, Canada. The virgin expedition in the Quebéc (City), Quebéc graticule.

2010-08-18 45 -73 In a field (of fava beans?) near the school in Saint-Isidore, Quebéc, Canada in the Montréal, Quebéc graticule. Didn't quite make it.

2010-08-10 42 -72 On the side of a road in Westfield, Massachusetts

2010-08-07 42 -72 In a field in Marlboro, Vermont, completing my quest to reach hashpoints in all four states in in the 42, -72 graticule!

2010-06-28 42 -72 On the side of a road in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

2010-06-05 42 -71 By proxy, in the trees near the Clarke Middle School athletic fields in Lexington, Massachusetts, in the Boston graticule.

2010-05-31 42 -71 At a power station in Charleton, Massachusetts, in the Boston graticule. No Trespassing.

2010-04-15 42 -71 Near Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the Boston graticule.

2010-04-10 42 -72 In the trees behind some houses in West Springfield, Massachusetts.

2010-04-05 42 -72 At Ludlow Reservoir, in Ludlow, Massachusetts.

2010-03-21 42 -72 In Fannie Stebbins Wildlife Refuge in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.

2010-03-17 41 -72 In a mowed lot near the airport in Windsor, Connecticut, in the Hartford, CT graticule.

2010-03-10 41 -72 In or behind someone's house in Suffield, Connecticut, in the Hartford, CT graticule. No Trespassing.

2010-03-09 42 -72 On someone's front lawn in Gill, Massachusetts.

2010-03-07 41 -72 In the woods near a road in Lebanon, Connecticut, in the Hartford, CT graticule.

2009-12-30 41 -73 In an urban residential area next to the Interstate in Bridgeport, CT in the Danbury, CT graticule.

2009-12-25 42 -72 A Christmas Day Holy Hash at Bethlehem Church in Sturbridge, MA. (official location - not alternate!)

2009-11-29 42 -71 In or near a beaver pond in Westminster MA. The kids couldn't make it through the brush.

2009-11-17 42 -72 In suburban Ludlow, MA. Totally frustrating failure, in which I broke my bike.

2009-11-03 41 -72 In the woods at the edge of a field in East Windsor, Connecticut, in the Hartford, CT graticule. I was foiled by a No Trespassing. sign.

2009-10-17 42 -72 In the middle of Route 47 in Hadley, MA.

2009-10-10 41 -72 Off the side of a road in East Haddam, Connecticut, in the Hartford, CT graticule

2009-09-17 42 -70 In the woods in Marshfield, Massachusetts, in the Lynn, MA graticule

2009-09-09 42 -72 In a street in a residential neighborhood in Springfield, Massachusetts.

2009-08-16 42 -72 In some trees, near a meadow in Wilmington Vermont. The kids and I tried but didn't make it.

2009-08-07 42 -72 At the Stefanik Elementary School in Chicopee, Massachusetts

2009-08-06 41 -70 In the middle of a residential street in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in the Cape Cod graticule

2009-07-25 42 -72 In Harriman Reservoir, in southern Vermont. We tried to get there by canoe, but didn't make it.

2009-07-21 42 -72 In the woods in Granby, Connecticut - Three states down in the 42, -72 graticule and one to go!

2009-07-15 42 -72 In a field in Chesterfield, New Hampshire - Two states down in the 42, -72 graticule and two to go!

2009-07-12 42 -72 On the side of a suburban street in West Springfield, Massachusetts (We went to the wrong place)

2009-07-06 42 -72 On the shoulder of Route 20 in Wilbraham, Massachusetts

2009-06-27 42 -72 At the prison in Enfield, CT (Although site was outside the fence, I didn't trespass, thus didn't make it.) (No Trespassing.)

2009-06-17 42 -72 In the parking lot of a nursing home (former hospital) in Springfield, Massachusetts

2009-06-15 42 -72 In a dingle in Longmeadow, Massachusetts (We didn't make it all the way to the hashpoint)

2009-06-14 42 -72 Next to the playground of a Lutheran Church in Southwick, Massachusetts

[edit] Ribbons Earned in 2012

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Sara earned the Blinded by Science Consolation Prize
by failing to reach the (42, -72) geohash on 2012-05-27 because it didn't occur to her that ipod GPS wouldn't work without Internet access.

[edit] Ribbons Earned In 2010

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Sara and Jim earned the Frozen Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (42, -71) geohash on 2010-12-20 while the temperature was -1 °C.
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Sara and Jim earned the Public transport geohash achievement
by reaching the (42, -71) geohash on 2010-12-20 via T Green Line - B branch.
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Sara, her son, and her daughter earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (46, -71) graticule, here, on 2010-08-24.
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Sara earned the Reverse regional achievement
by reaching hash points in all 4 regions of the Springfield, Massachusetts (42, -72) graticule on state level.
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Sara's Dad earned the Oldest Geohash Achievement
by geohashing on 2010-06-05 by geohashing at the age of 69 years.
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Sara (as puppet master) earned the Déjà Vu Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (42, -71) geohash on 2010-06-05, and previously on school days from 1982 through 1985.
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Sara earned the Puppet Master Geohash achievement
by manipulating someone to reach the (42, -71) geohash on 2010-06-05.
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Sara earned the Unleavened Geohash achievement
by eating matzo in the parking lot at the end of the excursion to the (42, -72) geohash on 2010-04-05.
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Sara earned the Walk geohash Achievement
by reaching the (42, -72) geohash on 2010-03-21 on foot, travelling a distance of 3.2 km (round trip).
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Sara earned the Birthday Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (41, -72) geohash on her 39th birthday, 2010-03-07.
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Sara achieved level 4 of the Minesweeper Geohash achievement
by visiting coordinates in Boston and 4 of the surrounding graticules.


[edit] Ribbons Earned In 2009

I love ribbons! The 20 ribbons I earned in 2009 are listed here.