Sparklers

With the Fourth of July only a few days away, my thoughts drift backward in time to the days of my wretched and misshapen youth. Fireworks were street legal where I lived, so everyone would set up lawn chairs and proceed to burn through paper wrapped gunpowder like it was, …

Origami

Origami is a wonderful way to sneak some playtime into your workday. There is something very relaxing about the careful manipulation of paper into some creature or object. I was fascinated by origami when I was very young, but my fine motor skills weren’t really up to the task. My …