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Scavenging treasures

13 Nov

Trying to anticipate the structure of this, my first blog, has turned out sounding all serious on the About and How To pages. In reality, I’ve been having a blast going on this dream treasure hunt for a few weeks now.

The idea’s been germinating in my mind for a few years—originally as a scavenger hunt. In events calendars a couple of times, I’ve seen a listing for a scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It sounded like a fun time, and I kept trying to think of a way to hold a dream-related scavenger hunt. But it’s challenging enough to get people together for a single-place, stationary event in New York City (long commutes, tons of other events to compete with), and the answer just wasn’t coming to me. I got more intrigued, though, on a trip to Chicago last year, when I discovered that the Chicago cultural center has handouts leading visitors through self-guided scavenger hunts as a way to discover Chicago neighborhoods.

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