Connecting the Dots

Most of us are familiar with the activity books from our childhood where dots are numbered and we connect them in a certain order until the picture is revealed. But what do we do if the dots are not numbered? If we’re presented with a closeup of several dots and no other information, we may…

A Sense of Wonder

Living in the same place for many years, we become complacent, comfortable, and even jaded. And in the space where life and routine is upended, we tend to complain. We want it to go back to the way it was. “Missing the old ways” is so common to humans, that we even have (at least)…

Adventure Day: A Dare

There was a point in my life where we moved a lot. This meant new cities, new states and new surroundings… and new opportunities. When you land in a new environment, there are basics that have to be figured out pretty fast: where to get groceries and gasoline, the restaurants you want to frequent, and…