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Remarkable Women

Published March 24, 2015 by Amy Hrdlicka
Editor's Note: The following is the first of a 3-part series celebrating Women's History Month. In this series, our authors share thoughts about women throughout history who have inspired them. Ever since I can remember, I wanted to be a teacher. [...]

Sweating – A Simple Return to Self

Published December 16, 2014 by Denise Hakanson
As a work-at-home employee of GISi, I spend countless hours “plugged in” to technology that connects me to my client, my team and virtually the whole world. While I do enjoy this working situation, I find that I never want to be very far from c[...]

Today We Honor Our Veterans

Published November 11, 2014 by Tammy McCracken
Today we set aside the day to honor all that have served our country in uniform. Soldiers. Marines. Sailors. Airmen. Coast Guardsmen. We celebrate these men and women who have fought to keep our country free and strong. These men and women chose [...]

The Adventures of the Lucky Blue Power Ranger – A Geocaching Story

Published November 4, 2014 by Chris Palmer
Many years ago we went on vacation to Orange Beach, Alabama. My son was quite young at the time, maybe four, and had a beat-up Blue Power Ranger action figure that we bought at a yard sale. As kids have the tendency to do with their favorite toys, he[...]

The Haunted Savannah Georgia Story Map – Part Two

Published October 29, 2014 by Kelly Bigley
Traveling from place to place and taking photos in Savannah for my Haunted Savannah story map was not easy. Not to mention the work that went into compiling all of the descriptions for my haunted locations. By the time I made it to the actual story m[...]

The Haunted Savannah Georgia Story Map – Part One

Published October 28, 2014 by Kelly Bigley
Savannah, Georgia, is known as the most haunted city in America. Yet having lived near Savannah for almost 15 years, I have never been on even one of those haunted city tours that run every night of the week. I have always wanted to go on one, but to[...]

How to Make a Damned Good Map-o-Lantern

Published October 20, 2014 by Chris Bupp
Step 1 - Pick a Terrorible Color Scheme I wouldn’t be caught undead without a good color palette to create a map. For this “Map-o-lantern¨ I used paletton.com to help create a color scheme. Step 2 - Create a Map This evil experiment also req[...]

Advice To GISinc New Folks – From Former New Folks

Published October 14, 2014 by Lori Page
For those of you who haven't already noticed all of the job postings we've been putting out there, something really exciting is happening within GISi. We are growing and it has been such an incredible thing to see. When I came onboard nearly 2 ye[...]

Happy National Karaoke Week

Published April 21, 2014 by Lori Page
As a follow-up to our post last week for National High Five Day, we thought it would be fun to celebrate yet another wacky holiday...and liven up your Monday in the process. This week is National Karaoke Week, which was started by this guy. So in ce[...]

Happy National High Five Day

Published April 17, 2014 by Lori Page
Today is National High Five Day! If you have been following our blog over the last few months, you’ve probably noticed that we love odd/random/quirky holidays. National High Five Day is no different and it also reminds us how important it is to lif[...]