Outdoor play activities

Apr 06, 2011
A few hundred feet from our house, there is a small creek.  It dribbles slowly, languidly in the summer until there is nothing left but succulent greens and thirsty bugs.  But given enough rain it will flow with a passion in →MORE...

Mar 15, 2011
...there is this!  A toadstool my father built over the weekend with redwood that had been chopped down nearby (a parking lot? a roadside?) for Charlotte to play on.  It made me smile to find that when I was harping on →MORE...

Mar 10, 2011
Several months back, Donald and I decided that it was about time we began addressing our daughter’s play needs.  Which, let’s face it, sounds completely ridiculous. It’s like saying you want to address your cat’s scratching needs.  I mean, THE CAT →MORE...