Fun with Maps 127&128

Map 127 reminds me that it’s good to be at the top. I like money, I don’t think I’m alone there, but unless you are in the top 1% of earners, you’re getting a lot less than some. I’ve been finding a lot of maps on Yahoo Finance lately and that makes me happy. The…

Fun with Maps 125&126

In a world of constant conflict, it can be difficult to keep track of them all. The war in Syria as well as terror attacks in the United States and Europe are at the forefront in many people’s minds, but there is another conflict I would like to bring to your attention; territorials claims in the…

Fun with Maps 123&124

We had our second of two baby showers today. My mom, mother-in-law, sister, and sister-in-law threw this one for us. It was mostly for female friends and family so my dad and I went to an autograph event at the mall in Eden Prairie. The signer was none other than Vikings Running Back great, Robert…

Fun with Maps 121&122

Education is an important topic and the focus of Map 121. Each state is labeled with a country that had similar scores on a particular math reasoning test known as the Program for International Student Assessment. The assessment is given to 15-year-olds across the globe so researchers can determine how students in different countries (and states)…

Fun with Maps 119&120

The bean bag tournament I was running at work concluded today. The winning team split $100 cash courtesy of my employer. My team (Throwin’ Shade) finished third out of eighteen teams, unfortunately, but everyone involved had a great time and I got a lot of credit for organizing the whole thing. So, that’ what I’ve…

Fun with Maps 117&118

The next map concerns the concerning topic of dangerous and illegal drugs. I do not like drugs. I have never taken any drugs and I find their use to be many things, including a waste of time, a waste of money, a crutch for the weak, a way to destroy one’s own body, and the bane of our…

Fun with Maps 115&116

I have been quite busy this week running a bean bag tournament at work. 18 teams of two, including my own, have signed up to play during lunch. My boss, Cara, had our engraving department custom-etch our company’s logo into a set of bean bag boards and I spent several hours last Saturday creating a bracket…