Rambling travelogs from a world traveler

Friday, June 14, 2013


 "I rang for ice, but this is ridiculous." ~ John Jacob Astor, RMS Titanic

Gentle Readers and Loved Ones,

The xkcd website is one of my favorites.  He is a polymath science and mathematics guy who has a new cartoon each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Here is the latest one.

Ice Sheets

The chart speaks for itself and I have nothing to add.  I have to assume that the thickness of the glaciers over my home was roughly the equivalent of the Chicago area. 

If you are interested, there is more here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glacial_history_of_Minnesota

On that note, I remain,