Sep 1, 2008

She's going Letterboxing with a Boy.

So in about an hour or so I'm supposed to head off with JDater E to go Letterboxing. What is Letterboxing you ask? Well, I'm so glad you asked! From Wikipedia:

Letterboxing is an outdoor hobby that combines elements of orienteering, art and puzzle solving. Letterboxers hide small, weatherproof boxes in publicly-accessible places (like parks) and distribute clues to finding the box in printed catalogs, on one of several web sites, or by word of mouth. Individual letterboxes usually contain a logbook and a rubber stamp. Finders make an imprint of the letterbox's stamp on their personal logbook, and leave an impression of their personal stamp on the letterbox's logbook — as proof of having found the box. Many letterboxers keep careful track of their "find count."
It's something new to me, and as someone who hasn't spent a whole lot of time in the great outdoors, it should be an interesting experience I think. 

I was thinking, though, a friend recently visited the rebbe's ohel and davened for a shidduch soon. Now, I know technically shidduch is the process of matchmaking in Orthodox circles, but since I'm not *technically* Orthodox nor am I really able to be match-made considering my route of conversion back in 2006, I think that at any rate, it could be just as feasible to consider that a shidduch be merely a match. About a week after this friend had davened JDater E showed up.

I'm not getting my hopes up. I'm just saying. G-d has worked in more mysterious ways, you know.

Anyhow, there will be oodles of pictures to provide, I'm sure, as I will have camera in tow. Until then, those in the U.S.A enjoy Labor Day and to everyone else -- get back to work!

5 comments:

Mottel said...

sound like a lot of fun. Let us now what Letterboxing was like!

tamaraeden said...

Letterboxing sounds very much like GEOCACHING which I love. I've found about 15-20 geocaches. :)

If things go well with E, perhaps you can impress him by telling him you'd like to take him geocaching :)


geocaching.com

gruven_reuven said...

Yup! Sounds like Geocaching which my Nine year old son and I love to do. Good fun!

chaviva said...

Yes! It is similar to geocaching, but there's a unique touch with the stamping aspect.

It was loads and loads of fun :)

Rafi G said...

yes, He works in mysterious ways

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