you want to strike it rich and find lots of treasure? It's not as easy as it seems.
Sometimes treasure-hunters get lucky, sometimes they make mistakes. Occasionally, a
clever treasure-hunter will do some hard work and dig up a treasure that took years to
I always wanted to find
especially some pirate treasure. I remember one morning, when I was in third
grade, an adventure I created for myself. I went to our backyard with a shovel
and dug many holes around our big oak tree. I was looking for a pirates'
treasure chest, and I was sure they had buried one under our tree. Of course, I
never stopped to think that we lived 700 miles from the ocean-- hardly a
distance that pirates would travel overland. So I struck out. But I had fun
looking (and filling in the holes later!).