Sunday, August 18, 2019

Home...Beer...Bath (In That Order)

I just finished a quick dig in 109 degree weather.  I'm sweaty, overheated, and certainly look a sight. But I made a necessary stop at the grocery on the way home for some essentials and sundries.  I mindlessly apologized to the clerk for my appearance as I paid for my items; explaining the well-earned six pack (as if it's any of his business).

"I've been working in the yard," I fibbed.

"Oh, I can appreciate that," he replied in an understanding voice.

Sometimes you just don't have it in you to field the 500 questions that inevitably arise when you mention that you're a metal detectorist. 

I just wanted home, beer, bath...in that order.

As I climbed into the tub with my frosty brew, I glanced down at my legs to discover my knees, caked in dirt.  I knew I looked rough, but I had no IDEA!

Oh well, all in a day's work metal detecting!  (Or a good solid hour and a half before heat exhaustion kicked in anyway).  Happy Dig Sunday everyone!

xoxo Siren Kimmie (HDIC Girls Rock Metal Detecting)

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Listen Through The Noise


Listen Through The Noise T ShirtYesterday I set out with my detector not only in hopes of finding something cool, but also to clear my mind.  I was annoyed over some inane bit of social media negativity which my brain seemed intent on rehashing.  Pointless I know, yet I couldn't seem to stop my wheels from spinning.

I cranked up my Anfibio and dialed it to "deep mode."

Maybe it was subliminal... Deep thoughts for deep targets???

Either way, I began listening for a decent signal throughout all the blips and bleeps commonly found in a littered area.  I honed my ear in to a little squeak hidden within the scratchy iron sounds and retrieved a coin which was masked by bits of rusty metal and rubbish.  As I was inspecting the find, pleased with myself for having sniffed it out, a proverbial light bulb went off over my head.

Why is it, I seem to have no problem tuning out junk when searching for a good target, but when it comes to daily life I often get tripped up by trashy signals?  Rusty nail groans are easily dismissed while detecting; but in dealing with humans too much time is wasted analyzing negative grunts and grumblings.  Why not apply the same sort of discrimination used in metal detecting when interacting with people?  Just notch out anything counter productive, focus on the quality signals, and really listen through the noise.  Because after all, that's where you find the good stuff!

xoxo Siren Kimmie (HDIC Girls Rock Metal Detecting)

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