The Perception of Children in a CG World

Children have always been given to flights of imagination. They love a good story, a well-spun fairy tale, a dash off into the woods to fight with unseen, ethereal foes. But now, perhaps more than ever, Children are unable to grow up with a solid grasp of reality....

Going Primal

The title of this post is about as clich√© as it gets for people doing what I’m doing. Google “going primal” and I can only imagine how many blog hits you’ll get. But I can’t think of a better word for it. After reading about it from Tom...

In Memory of Gramma Emmons

My dear Grandmother passed away today. There wasn’t any doubt that this was coming. She was sick, and we all knew it, but I never had a sense of how much time she had. The cancer was spreading, I was told, but I didn’t get to see her and I kept forgetting...

Hide and Seek

It was our turn.   They counted on the porch, eyes closed, squinting, their voices louder than they needed to be.   I grabbed Alex, hefted him under one arm, and sprinted as quietly as I could across the nearly grassless expanse of lawn toward the tree line....

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