|It's like being the lone person in the crowd who has a fantastic secret to share...|
On the AQ boards recently, I saw an interesting post, here... Really? 1500 listings within 30 miles of Douglas, Massachusetts??? Holy crow!
There are in the neighbourhood of 780 listings in all of Ontario as of today. For any non-Americans, Ontario is much bigger than a radius of 30 miles in MA. Quite a bit bigger. So not only are there fewer boxes - around half as many to be exact, they're generally spread over a larger area. So, what? Well, I'm jealous.
But what to do? Since I can't spell that state name and have to look it up every time I type it, moving to
As I've mentioned before (I think), I have had thoughts and concerns about the critical mass for the hobby for Ontario letterboxers. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our fore-boxers, there are great areas in Ontario to live if you just discover letterboxing. But, if you're new, I can only imagine having it pique your interest and then dismissing it if you live in an area with few or no boxes to be found.
|Notice shelter - there are signs here. Do these have a real name?|
I've turned a couple people on to letterboxing that I know personally - mostly thru the craft geekery route. But every time I hit a trail with a notice shelter - or whatever those things are called - I'm temped to post a big sign that says: