Google is everything. Google knows all. Google sees all. Google is all. I love Google Maps and Google Earth because they reveal hidden parts of the world not easily viewed or experienced. One of the things I like to do with Google Maps is visit from above old places I used to live to see how things have changed. Over the weekend, I decided to zoom in on my childhood home — where my mother still lives — and I was surprised to see she, for some reason, replaced her entire driveway as you can see in the Google Maps image below. All the other surrounding driveways are still the old, faded and dingy concrete poured over 40 years ago — yet there, bright white and chalky, is a brand new SuperDriveway my mother chose to have rebuilt for some reason.
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