Fun with Maps 103&104

I promised an update on my landscaping and gardening project a while back so here it is. There’s a couple wheelbarrows worth of dirt left on my driveway but I moved 5.75 cubic yards of it into my backyard to even out some areas, re-seed with grass, and build up the corner garden. Here is our beautiful Creeping Charlie crop…

Fun with Maps 101&102

A former coworker named Tessie reached out to me recently with a couple of ideas to feature on Fun with Maps. They require some background research but here is the first of those awesome suggestions realized. Map 101 concerns walls. I have drawn colorful lines for seven of the world’s most famous walls (and wall-like…

Fun with Maps 99&100

This is my fiftieth Fun with Maps post! In honor of this occasion I’ve got Bryan-made and Bryan-centric maps for you, one of which is currently hanging on a wall in my house. I worked at Radio Shack for three years between 2009 and 2012. It was equal parts excruciating and awesome. I often had to deal with…

Fun with Maps 97&98

Map 97 shows one website’s map of the best bands from each state. Gary Dudak of Mandatory spells out the criteria in the original article but there isn’t much with which to work. Bands must consist of two or more members to qualify (thus excluding solo acts like Elvis, Dolly Parton, and 95% of the rappers in the industry). That’s…

Fun with Maps 95&96

I had six cubic yards of black dirt dropped off in my driveway last Thursday so I’ve been quite busy. I spent Wednesday night prepping the yard and then Thursday night, Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday moving the dirt into the backyard. There were a couple of areas I wanted to level out including the entire…