83. Brenham, Washington County

This one made me sad, but not for the reason you think. I had been avoiding it for a long time because I really wanted to do the Brenham Geotour. Had I not had my accident, I would have done it in late October/early November. Imagine my surprise to find out that it’s no longer active. I don’t know what’s up with it, but if it comes back, hopefully one of you will let me know.

I’ve been through Brenham a number of time on the way to Houston, but I don’t ever remember being downtown before. I give it credit for being another funky little town. It had a charm to it. But, of course, I had other things on my mind. When you’re in Brenham, there’s really only one place to grab a cache: the Blue Bell Factory. But there wasn’t one. How is that even possible? The answer, as I recently learned, is that it’s been temporarily deactivated. So I grabbed the closest one, a couple of blocks away.

This one was placed by a Boy Scout troop in town, sticking out the top of a hollow pole. This bad boy was completely obvious, but that’s alright. I really like this one. It’s well constructed and clever. In fact, I’m thinking about making one of these myself. I’m sure there’s a few locales that could use one of these. Heck, I even gave it a favorite. I signed the log, left a coin, and headed back to the car. It was a quick little zip down the road to…

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