Posts Tagged ‘video games’

Once Upon a Time I was a Cowboy

Once Upon a Time, a long time ago … I was a Cowboy – complete with ten-gallon hat, chaps, vest, and, yes, gun. A pearl-handled six-shooter, just like the Lone Ranger’s – sorry, no silver bullets, but caps that smoked when I pulled the trigger. Look at me! Who could face down the stern look […]


Power of Play

Once upon a time … There were no video games, no iPads, no iPods, no cable or satellite TV, no texting, no Facebook, no iPhones … When children were at play, it was ‘play.’ Absorbing play. Enthusiastic play. Sometimes with others, sometimes alone with a lot of ‘let’s pretend.’ Sometimes inside, but most of the […]