Author: Craig Weaver

Metal Detectorist, Cody Drake Interview
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Metal Detectorist, Cody Drake Interview

How did you get involved into metal detecting? I became involved in Metal Detecting when I was eight years old and we had just moved to Arizona from Texas. My father became religiously involved with gold mining prospecting, metal detecting and since I was a daddy’s boy, I was along for the ride. It was…

Treasure Hunter, Carlotta Brandenburg Interview
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Treasure Hunter, Carlotta Brandenburg Interview

DDM – Before meeting Tim, did you have any interest in the metal detecting hobby? Carlotta – Yes, I started gold prospecting in my early thirties, long before I knew Tim existed.  I had gold fever.  There was a small gold prospecting club in Northern California that I joined, and I learned to pan and sluice and…

War: The Organized Bore
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War: The Organized Bore

Justice Holmes once said, “War? War is an organized bore.” Despite what you may see in the movies and so on, war is not a bunch of non-stop action. In truth, there is a lot of downtime when it comes to wartime, and this is especially true when you are talking about the Civil War….