Tag: fun

Fun, Reading

The Joy of Serendipity

While out shopping this holiday season, I had a rare opportunity to appreciate a long forgotten concept: Serendipity. The simple joy of discovering something new and unexpected. I was rushing around, picking up things I’d bought online, running errands, and grabbing gifts I’d already researched when I found myself stranded near a bookstore. I had …

Fun, Play

How Did I Forget to Have Fun?

Fun Stuffed Bear

I recently spent some time cleaning out my parent’s attic and sorting through the remains of my childhood toys. Lego, action figures, dolls, Weebles, Fisher-Price Little People, Hot Wheels, and stuffed animals dominated, although there were also plenty of games and puzzles. Even some of my bath toys survived! When I looked through the piles, …

Creativity, Fun, Play

Recess Isn’t Just for Kids

Recess

Adults typically think of recess as something only kids do. Only kids go out in the middle of the day and run around to blow off some steam. (Unfortunately, even this isn’t true anymore as many schools have cut recess in order to focus more on mandatory testing. But that’s a rant for another day.) …

Audience Participation, Creativity, Writing

Audience Participation #3

Audience Participation #3

Here’s our next shot at a little audience participation, fun, and creativity boosting. Use the image above as a prompt for a story, blog post, article, poem, or whatever you want to write. Post your piece (or a portion of it, if that makes you more comfortable) on whatever online service you use (Tumblr, your …

Audience Participation, Writing

Audience Participation #2

Audience Participation #2

Here’s our second shot at a little audience participation, fun, and creativity boosting. Use the image above as a prompt for a story, blog post, article, poem, or whatever you want to write. Post your piece (or a portion of it, if that makes you more comfortable) on whatever online service you use (Tumblr, your …