When I was in 3rd grade, I became the first person in my class to memorize all the states and their capitals in alphabetical order. I was also the first to correctly identify each state on a map of the United States.
Sadly, that was the peak of my geographical knowledge.
I can now only correctly identify perhaps half of the states on a U.S. map. (I imagine I will have a lot of catching-up to do before my kids start school. After all, we can’t have a mommy who knows less than her grade-school aged children, can we? ;-)) And it is always those pesky middle states that give me the most trouble…
Fortunately for me, today I stumbled upon something that will help me forever remember where Kentucky is on the map:
In related news, now my 38-weeks-pregnant self is majorly craving KFC.