bp’s offshore oil strike – the board game!

A bizarre irony is coming to light in the resurfacing of a board game promoted by British Petroleum called Offshore Oil Strike. Amid the world wide the oil crisis of the 70’s, the commodity exploration game, donning the BP logo and promoting the “thrills of drilling”, had players build drilling platforms and pipelines. The first to make $120 won. […keep reading]


gee … it’s a geocache!

My daughter just phoned me in a dither, “Mom! Mom! Do you know what a geocache is?! I found one! ME! I found it!”

“No, what? Where! Are you OK? What are you talking about??”

“Can’t tell ya! It’s illegal to say where they are! […keep reading]