This post is a bit late, but better than never.
In October 2017, John and Daniel traveled to the annual conference of the North American Cartographic Information Society, a gathering of mapmakers from around the continent (and beyond). There, they pitched the idea of A Cartographer’s Story to all who would listen. Here’s a video of their talk.
They were happy to be able to pass along the stories that each of you have been so willing to share. And if you haven’t written anything yet, please consider sharing your story.