I metal detected during lunch today at an extremely overgrown former house site. Finds: three rifle casings, a very old rusty nail, and a mysterious but uninteresting rectangle of metal. Still, it was a pretty day to be out. There won't be many more chances to look around that particular spot before the leaves (and bugs) are in. I noticed, however, that the front end of the wooded and overgrown area I hunted has recently been remodeled to make way for a public sidewalk, allowing easier access to the front end of the site. It's close enough to work that I might go back to check it out.