September 8, 2006 @ 9:14 am | Filed under: Fun Learning Stuff, Geography, The Cross-Country Move
Ohhhh, this is too much fun. Scott sent us a link to the WikiMap view of the house we’ll soon be renting, and just like that, a new addiction is born. The kids and I just spent the entire morning looking at aerial views of, well, everywhere.
We found our current house in Virginia and Scott’s new California office. Look, girls, there’s Daddy’s roof! Beanie was pretty sure she could see him waving. We scouted the whereabouts of parks and libraries in the neighborhood we’re moving to next month. I may not be packed yet, but doggonit I know how to get to the library in my new hometown. And the Target, and the nearest Catholic church. Yes, we have mapped out our own little baseball diamond of essentials: first base, second base, third base, home plate. Best part: there’s a Schlotzsky’s in the infield.
And the outfield? Great googly-moogly!
And because it’s a wiki, you can add your own labels and landmarks to the map, too. People from all over the world are entering the names of churches, schools, hospitals, parks, recreation areas, and stores. Oh, and also: Ashley’s house. I don’t know which Ashley. But her house is in my outfield.
Quick learning notes on Monday
But Is It My Color?
Links During Breakfast
Another Site to Explore