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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart


  Amelia Earhart has become an American mystery. She was born in 1897, and was an author and pilot. She was the first female to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and she received the Distinguished Flying Cross for setting this record. She set many more records and wrote numerous books about her experiences as … Continue reading

Thank you, Spike The Dragon


When we went to meet the Oklahoma City University students, we were each given a map. Some of the maps were of places throughout the city, and some of them were from places on the university campus. My map was created by Spike The Dragon. It was a map of the basement of the music … Continue reading

Individual project.


I feel like I’m making a lot of progress on this part of the project. I’m totally done with my map. I traced two different routes from my house to AUM. The castle is my house, the dungeon is Lee High School, the pillory is Maxwell Flower Shop, AUM is the wizard, my boyfriend’s house … Continue reading

More ideas


These are the pictures I’m thinking I’m going to use to cut out and put on my map, if I stick to my latest idea. I’m still playing around with it. 

Ideas for my project


There are so many different ways this project could go. Since I didn’t grow up in Montgomery, I felt limited at first. But the more I think about it, I realize this isn’t a bad thing. I can look at this project from a different perspective. I have a few ideas for my map and … Continue reading

Where have I been?


My professor and the professor from OCU did something that I found very interesting. Topographia posted a map showing everywhere she has lived. My professor, Writing All Year, posted maps of the different places she has visited and lived. I wanted to do something similar, but I’ve lived in pretty much the same area my … Continue reading

My map.


Maxwell Flower Shop Fair warning: my drawing skills are mediocre at best. I have no artistic capability at all. I’m going to walk you through what everything is supposed to be. Our assignment was to make a map of a room. This particular map is of Maxell Flower Shop, which is where I work. I … Continue reading

How to Lie with Maps


It never really occurred to me that maps have to lie. When you think about it, though, it makes sense. They have to disregard details and alter area because they are a scaled-down version of an intricate world. If you take something that is three dimensional and flatten it, you’re going to distort the details. The … Continue reading