June 15th, 2011

book cover humor

Storm Chaser quiz solution: the location (and history) of Hurricane, Indiana

(On an unrelated note, part of my temporary cap broke off and I don't dare eat anything that's not liquid or mush at the moment. Most effective diet EVER.)

Oh, no, I didn’t forget – I just got busy. But I’m going on vacation in a few days and look to be even busier, so let’s finish this up with, courtesy Google Maps, an actual aerial view of the town of Hurricane, Indiana:




            Most of you Noble County residents will recognize this place – or at least, you’ll know about where it is. I don’t honestly recall how I chose it as the location of Hurricane; maybe it’s because I pass by often, or maybe it’s because there aren’t a lot of buildings in the area (you can make out a home in the woods, along the roadway). Hurricane Books and Bait would be at the northeast corner of the intersection, with a convenience store (which I haven’t named – suggestions?) at the southwest corner. The Hamlin home is about a block to the south and three blocks to the west of the intersection, near the end of a street that, of course, doesn’t really exist.


            But now that you know where Hurricane is, how did it come to play a role in Storm Chaser?



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