Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

Westchester Will Do

Sunny and hot day, but not too bad in wooded areas. Because of high gas prices, I decided not to venture too far. I'd have loved to go to Pennsylvania or South Jersey, but Westchester will do. Now there's a good catchphrase for the Westchester Tourism Board: "Westchester Will Do" While driving around lower and then upper Westchester today, I came up with some ad copy for them:

Why go to the Catskills or the Poconos?
Westchester will do.

Then I came up with slogans for some of the towns:

"Say YES to Yonkers"
"Exciting Eastchester"
"Trendy Tuckahoe"
"White Plains: Wonder Where Your Wallet Went"

I swept Northwards through Westchester, and finished up with two geocaches just across the state line in Connecticut. The "Road Warrior Series" cache had actually been relocated two days ago, something I discovered only after not finding the cache and pulling up the cache page on my cellphone. Unfortunately, the new coordinates had not been posted yet. Still, I figured there was almost enough information in the clue and directions to try to find it without GPS. So I went to where I thought the new location was. Looked around, and found it.

For dinner, I went to Palisades Center to try the new Qdoba restaurant. I had the chicken taco salad and the tortilla soup. And it was all good.

West Hook Mtn. (New York )
West Hook Mountain in Valley Cottage.

Between Two Roads (New York)
The Great Hunger Memorial Park in Irvington.

Ridge View (New York )
Sprain Ridge Park in Yonkers.

Malcolm Wilson Cache (New York)
Malcolm Wilson Park in Tuckahoe.

Larchmont Lark (New York )
Manor Park in Larchmont.

Bunnies In A Field (New York)
Clark Preserve in Pound Ridge.

The Legendary Hermitess (New York )
Mountain Lakes Camp in North Salem.

Yankees Rule! (New York)
Mountain Lakes Camp in North Salem.

ROAD WARRIOR SERIES CT I-84 Cache 1 EXIT 1 (Connecticut )
Ridgebury Cemetery in Ridgefield.

C T Rest "A" rea (Connecticut)
CT Welcome Center in Danbury.

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