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July’s Blog Topic: Play

The Magic of Playgrounds

There is something magical about playgrounds. The sheer image of swings and slides and merry-go-rounds is enough for us to shrink into the three-foot-tall version of ourselves. It’s sweet to [...]

Play, Power, and the Clown as Shaman

Play fascinated me so much that I designed a master’s degree focused on it.  It is an essential component to human existence. There are a plethora of theories on its [...]

Heal Your Inner Child – Let It Out To Play!

In 2011, I was pondering what I wanted to devote a year of my life studying and researching to finally produce a master’s thesis. For some reason, the topic of [...]

It Began With a Portrait

While visiting my home state of Illinois in 2009, I drove to our rural family farm to spend the day with my 97 year old paternal Grandfather.  We passed the [...]
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