I purchased a cloth map of the United States in January 2024 that I have used to pin stops I made during journeys referenced on this site. A photo of the map is below:
As I added pins for each trip I posted about, I took pictures of those additions to the map, beginning with my first entry in 2008:
As I worked on this post, I realized that I had to more completely note the places I visited in Iowa. So, I added rose colored pins for the many interesting stops I referenced over the years, and I added a purple pin for my 18-year-long homebase, Grinnell. The map is below.
|Locations with yellow pins are generally single-stop visits for conferences, etc.
|Red pins mark US national parks that I have visited at least once. Each should also have at least one different colored pin to indicate the trip(s) during which I visited the park.
|Black pins indicate the national parks I have not yet visited. The pin will change to a red one when I visit the park.
|Gold pins typically mean the site has connections to the Civil Rights Movement or other related historical sites.
|When new journeys are added, photos of the updated map will go on the new post.