Half and Half

I grew up in the country about 200 yards from the family farm where my mother and grandfather grew up. Consequently, we put Half and Half on our cereal. I always hated eating cereal at a friend’s house after a sleepover because they used milk on their Cocoa Puffs. I would say, “You’re supposed to […]

Putting Paper Maps Where They Belong

In 2006 I spoke at a state GIS conference on converting to a digital infrastructure. We called our talk “From Mylar Maps to Mobile GIS”. It focused on the process of moving from those huge, unruly mapbooks as a primary instrument of sewer locations to an ArcPAD application on field toughbooks. (As a point of note I […]