Another thing that I did while I was out this afternoon was start finding some waymarks. This is pretty neat: it's like geocaching, except that there is no cache to find -- the location is the goal. I ended up discovering a total of six North Carolina Highway Historical Markers, which is one of the categories of waymarks. None of the markers I saw had been cataloged, so I created waymarks for them: J-96: Cone Brothers, J-22: Confederate Cabinet, J-21 Jefferson Davis, J-102: North Carolina Railroad, J-79: Sit-Ins, and J-64: T. Gilbert Pearson. It was pretty cool to find those markers and to go on the waymarking site and create entries for them. My entries were very basic -- I basically just put in the information that was on the marker itself. The approver wrote me an email telling me that, whenever possible, it's a good idea to include more detailed information about the event that is being commemorated by the marker. I agree, and will spend some time over the next few days doing some research on the topics mentioned in the markers I found so that I can beef up the descriptions on the waymarking site some more.
All in all, it was a good day to have fun with my GPSr. When it was all said and done, I came home and created a few new photo albums. I created an album called Fun with GPS, which currently has 2 sub-albums: Geocaching and Waymarking. As I do more fun things related to geocaching and waymarking, I'll try to keep these albums up to date with photographs of my adventures.
All told, it was a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon.