So, we’re not throwing bedrolls in the back of the pick-up in December and heading out to search for
Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure, but we are enjoying the season.
Mr. W and his snow kitten.
We might not be decorating the the extent that my great-great-grandmother did, . . .
Hidden gems. Wait. Is that a Prussian soldier on the wall?
Merry Christmas and All the Best in the New Year!
(Shared from a FB post.). One hundred years since the War to End All Wars. Not enough has changed. As FF once said in a similar way: Why can’t people just let other people alone?
More on the poet:
101 years ago
by Cowlazars, the guy behind the JDiggins benefit at Collected Works Bookstore. Some great shots of Forrest Fenn’s office museum/library… Road Trip Video
Mr. Fenn signing my TTOTC.
and inner sanctum, aka ‘the vault.’
I love his amazing book collection.
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If donations for Jamie Jordan (aka JDiggins), who lost her home and business in the Mendocino fire, reach $26,255.72 by August 31, Forrest Fenn will donate an additional $10,000.
Some of the 60 prizes in the raffle drawing are pictured below.
here and here and other sites.
Big thanks to this big-hearted community!
UPDATE: THEY MADE IT!!!
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To the man who hid a treasure chest in the Rockies:
Happy Birthday, Forrest!
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 5 years since a birthday wish for Forrest turned into an
invitation to visit his place in Santa Fe. Fascinating man. Astounding collections. I treasure the memory.
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Forrest Fenn has donated the original artwork of The Dancing Gypsies from p. 43 of The Thrill of the Chase. A silent auction is being conducted on
And, there is this post today from forum:hint of riches. QUOTED–
This is HUGE
Please, everyone listen with big ears (to quote Forrest).
As of today we have raised $16,255.72 to help Jamie Jordan, who lost her home and business in the terrible Mendocino Fire. If we can get enough donations to raise that figure to $26,255.72 by August 31, Forrest will donate $10,000 to Jamie. That will give us $36,255.72. WOW!
Please help us spread this word around the search community because we need everybody’s help.
Here is the paypal: https://www.paypal.me/JJDiggins
For updates on the September 6th drawing to benefit Jamie, who lost her home in the Mendocino fire, click
Watch this. Click on:
Ten Meter Tower
(a short film by two Swedes.)
Who do you relate to most? I mean,
you were to give it a go. if
Reference pages 7 and 73 in ONCE UPON A WHILE for Forrest Fenn’s version of going for it.
Opportunity to help a fellow searcher—
Little resonances in Santa Fe with stories in Fenn’s books?
New Mexico Museum of Art
On a quiet Sunday afternoon, I finally strolled over to find Dorothy McKibbin’s obscure office space.
(And found another interesting gallery nearby.)
In a previous post, I mentioned Sheinkin’s excellent
And for an exciting historical fiction read regarding the Norwegian episode of the race, read The Saboteur, by Andrew Gross.
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Day Two of Fennboree included
the book-signing at Collected Works Bookstore on Gallisteo.
Forrest makes a deal for some Grapette.
Lunch at La Fonda.