Fun with Maps 209&210

Boy, was it windy this weekend in Minnesota! Despite the rain it would have been a great couple of days to have a solar farm churning away making clean energy. Map 209 shows wind power projects in the United States (I know that because the title says so). The size of the circles on the map represent the wind power capacity of each wind farm…

Trip #9 – Wisconsin Dells [Day 4]

This trip took place from April 20th through April 23rd, 2017. James woke up quite early so Beth and I did too. She fed him breakfast while I went down to the lobby to retrieve ours. Technically I didn’t go down to the lobby. At our hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, the lobby was on the second floor […]

Fun with Maps 207&208

Map 205 shows the largest immigrant populations in each state (excluding Mexico). India is the top immigrant population in nineteen states, the most of any country. Seven states have the Philippines as their top immigrant-supplier, the second highest. Burma is third with five states. I find it interesting there are so many different countries represented on […]

Trip #9 – Wisconsin Dells [Day 3]

This trip took place from April 20th through April 23rd, 2017. James woke up quite early so Beth and I did too. She fed him breakfast while I went down to the lobby to retrieve ours. Technically I didn’t go down to the lobby. At our hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, the lobby was on the second floor […]

Fun with Maps 203&204

It has been far too long since I have featured maps on this site. I have a variety of excuses that I will now list alphabetically: Easter Dog walks now that the weather has the weather has finally been nice Kansas City trip last month Mice in our kitchen (lil’ buggers won’t leave despite my protests)…

Trip #9 – Wisconsin Dells [Day 2]

This trip took place from April 20th through April 23rd, 2017. James woke up quite early so Beth and I did too. She fed him breakfast while I went down to the lobby to retrieve ours. Technically I didn’t go down to the lobby. At our hotel, the Holiday Inn Express, the lobby was on the second floor…

Trip #9 – Wisconsin Dells [Day 1]

This trip took place from April 20th through April 23rd, 2017. Day 1, New Hope, MN to Lake Delton, WI: My wife Beth occasionally works at trade shows selling memberships as part of her outside marketing job at Costco. While attending one such show she placed a $100 down-payment with a timeshare company for a three-night stay at…