Sixteen months ago, I included a map of the states I'd visited, and it looked like this:
But as of last week, the map of states I've visited looks like this:
That's right--I've done some traveling, and added three more states to the list of those I've visited, bringing the total to 41. A year ago I went to Alaska on a cruise with my family; and I spent most of the first half of July in Massachusetts, which I had never visited before, and made a day trip to Connecticut, which was another state I'd never seen.
There will be more about my trip in the future, but I wanted to explain why my posts have been uncharacteristically brief.