Tag Archives: maps

Something About Road Maps

My car was manufactured before dashboard data screens were invented.  It’s an entry-level sedan that is a basic, no-nonsense vehicle that always takes me where I need to go.  I never bothered to buy an aftermarket GPS gadget, because I have … Continue reading

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An Old Vintage Atlas (Review)

My friend, Jorge likes to pigeonhole people according to their interests. This is not done out of a need to stereotype folks, he just likes to categorize people so he can keep up with their hobbies and professions.  Most of … Continue reading

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Wayfinding

A couple of years ago, I decided to have a garage sale.  Besides the little advertisement in the local shoppers’ freebie, and a mention on the local radio station call-in swap show, I needed to guide potential customers to my little … Continue reading

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Great Maps (Review)

I think that maps can reveal much about the people who draw them and use them.  In my opinion, this holds true whether the map was drawn by a child, a Cro-magnan hunter, a later explorer, or a Web map. In most cases, … Continue reading

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