Logout and Log Into a Little Sunshine

Logout and Log Into a Little Sunshine

Coming up with new and exciting playtime activities that spark the imagination can be a challenge. We have become a tech-addicted and digitally-driven society. Many parents have to drag their children away from television and computer screens and pry smartphones away,...
How to Fulfill The Need for Adventure

How to Fulfill The Need for Adventure

When I was young and would head outside to play, my grandmother would always ask me: “Are you going out for a toot?” It was her way of asking if I was going exploring. A toot meant adventure, fun, and pretty much up to no good … but in a good way. I am from the...
New Tattoos

New Tattoos

The knife sang silver across my skin, sunshine sweet and soothing as the rain. Smooth and slow, rich red blood welled from the slight wound and dripped gently, a maple tap of my life. Relief rushed through me, heady and exhilarating; for a moment I was sated. But...
Greatest Achievement, Best Adventure

Greatest Achievement, Best Adventure

When I sat down to start this piece my daughter, Miss 6, came and sat on my lap “to help.” I explained I was writing about an excellent adventure and looking for inspiration and asked about her own best adventure? This is the conversation that followed. Miss 6: My...
Adventures of the Unscripted Kind

Adventures of the Unscripted Kind

There’s something quite wonderful about letting go of plans and expectations to let unlikely influences come together in magical ways. Years ago when I started saying “yes!” to life, I found I was having experiences that were beyond what I could have ever imagined....
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