Merry Christmas! I hope some of these tasty treats reach your table today. Michael

A few years ago, Peter Gorman (photo: above) took a one-year, solo bicycle trip around the U.S. and Canada. he rode over 11,000 miles in one big loop. After the trip, Peter designed some graphic maps inspired by the places he visited and opened an online shop called Barely Maps. Since then, his designs have been […]

Readers: Well, for better or worse, the 2018 midterm elections are over. A lot of discussion surrounding the blue wave entering the election and the Democrats will have reason to be optimistic. They increased their support in large areas of the Midwest and the Rust Belt, regions where President Donald Trump dominated in 2016, most notably […]

Readers: I have another guest post from another one of my co-workers, David Timm. David loves to learn new things and has really taken a tiger by the tail with Tableau. Using his expertise in SharePoint, David has our City business partners real excited by the reports he has been developing for them. David Timm is […]

Readers: Here is the second part of showing you screenshots of interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was a textbook for secondary education. If you love the maps and diagrams in this book, you can buy a copy of it for a […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love viewing old maps. A component of this love for old maps is the love of old books about maps. In the screenshots below, I have included some interesting maps and diagrams from the book, World Geography by John Hodgdon Bradley, which was published in 1948. This was […]

Readers: As many of you know, I love maps. I was browsing through the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection, and came across this book of statistical graphs published by the Ministry of Public Works (Civil Engineering). This atlas is one in a series of annual or biannual editions from the period 1879 – 1900. Most […]