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  • Mapping American Community Survey Data

    Mapping American Community Survey Data

    As part of the census process, the U.S. Government also collects more detailed demographic information, the American Community Survey. This data is available to view on a map at the county level. Hat tip: The Atlantic — Cities: Place Matters.

  • Stamen Design’s Watercolor Maps

    Stamen Design’s Watercolor Maps

    Stamen Design created an online map that looks like watercolor paintings. You can zoom in and out and pan around, same as other online maps. I could get lost in this map. :-) Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0. Data by OpenStreetMap, under CC BY SA.HT: Mike Davidson.

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  • Ha! Ha!

    View Larger Map Hat tip: Cidu Bill at Comics I Don’t Understand.

  • Lunch Walk

    Lunch Walk

    I’ve started walking after lunch or for 1:1s. According to Google maps, it’s almost exactly one mile.

  • The Dominican Republic on Google Maps, Not!

    I keep waiting for the Dominican Republic to show up on Google Maps’ list of supported countries. Hat tip: Google Maps Mania.

  • Where in the World is Loch Ness?

    Gordon Holmes claims to have captured video of the Loch Ness Monster. According to Wikipedia: Loch Ness (Scottish Gaelic: Loch Nis) is a large, deep freshwater loch in the Scottish Highlands (57’18″N, 4’27″W) extending for approximately 37 km (23 miles) southwest of Inverness. The Loch’s surface is 15.8 metres (52 feet) above sea level. Loch…

  • Afternoon Walk

    Afternoon Walk

    We were going to go to the beach after church, but decided to stay in town. I had driven by this trail many times, but never stopped. Today seemed like the right day. It turned out to be a beautiful walk. The trail was paved or boardwalk and quite flat. There were wild roses (who…