Thanks to Christine, I found these "been-there" widgets from those durn Google folks:
create your own visited states map
or check out these Google Hacks.
Evidently, I've had no reason to traipse along the northern border of the contiguous states (yet).
And the global view shows I'm really a Northwest quadrant kinda guy, even though my aspirations are much further afield. Better go unpack that passport of mine.
create your own visited countries map
or vertaling Duits Nederlands