Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox
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Ringwood Ramble

Another evening with nice weather. Sunny and 72°F. Once again, I went to Ringwood for some geocaches. The first two were Sparrow Nest 3 and Hawk Nest 2, both along the Cooper Union Trail in Ringwood State Park. I parked at an unofficial parking area inside the state park and accessed the trail from there.

After that, there was still enough daylight for one more geocache so I went over to the Monksville Reservoir. I parked on a pullout at the bottom of a hill to the east of the reservoir and hiked up the hill for Fake Empire. There is a new trail, temporarily marked with red ribbons, going up the hill. It is still rough but usable.

Then I went to Paramus Park Mall for dinner. This mall is one of four malls in New Jersey potentially affected by the recent bankruptcy of General Growth Properties. I still had a bunch of Nathan's coupons so I got a cheesesteak.


From thefridayfive:

What is your favorite food from each food group?

1. Bread (Grain) Group:
Taco salad shells.

2. Meat (Protein) Group:
Fish, especially fried

3. Vegetable Group:
Potato

4. Fruit Group:
Asian pear

5. Sugars, Fats and Oils:
Bacon. That has fat in it.


From Friday5.org:

1. When did you last sleep in a tent?
Never did.

2. What comes to mind when you think about relieving yourself in the great outdoors?
Perfectly natural thing to do.

3. Where's the best place you ever went camping?
Never went camping.

4. What's your favorite camp food?
See #3.

5. What's your sleeping bag like?
Have one but never used it. It's packed away somewhere.
Tags: friday five, geocaching, nathan's, paramus park mall, ringwood, ringwood state park
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