Trip #14 – California [Day 5]

This trip took place from June 30th to July 15th of 2018. The Knutson family numbered three as James was joining Beth and myself on his first major vacation! Day 5; Bomben Family Fourth: The day started like most others with me waking up with James and getting him set up with breakfast and cartoons. That boy…

Fun with Maps 171&172

The holidays are upon us I have a themed map for you. Map 171 shows how much money it would cost for Clark Griswold, main character in the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, to run the 25,000 Christmas lights the character hung up on his house. If you haven’t seen the movie (or it’s been a while), Clark…

Fun with Maps 163&164

Fun with Maps: You Dumb Mother-Fuckers Edition   Map 163 shows the 2016 Presidential Election Results Map. I don’t have the time or interest to talk about how surprising or depressing these results are having spent the better part of two days discussing it on Facebook and Twitter. I’m exhausted and over talking about it for…

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…