Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: July 2014


food intolerance

You may not believe it, but that seemingly innocent glass of organic milk in your refrigerator may have been part of the culprit leading to your child’s meltdown this morning before school.  But how can a food like dairy cause Read more…


acting and children

When I first decided to teach acting I started with adults. I wasn’t sure if I wanted to touch the natural creativity of the child, especially the very young. I watched my adults grow so quickly in my classes. They Read more…


I gave a presentation to a group of sixth graders and asked an innocent question, “Who here earns money?”  As I expected there were those who mowed lawns, babysat, shoveled snow, folded laundry, etc. to earn cash.  These kids weren’t Read more…


Empowerment This article was sparked by our unexpected trip through Gettysburg, Pennsylvania yesterday. We actually were in Pennsylvania “playing” at the York Fairgrounds Jeep show and passed a sign for Gettysburg National Park and Cemetery. Jim thought it would be Read more…


The Games We Play: Something new

We had an interesting foray recently into a period I have played very little, the English Civil War. I have literally played two ECW games before in my entire life. Like the WSS, a period I am vaguely interested in Read more…


choices in life

This week’s article is a general discussion on choice and some things I’ve become more aware of as I’m learning.  For those who don’t know the story about how Time to Play (www.TimetoPlay.com) started, about 4 years ago I realized Read more…


The Games We Play: BF Stalinets

More Triples purchases were this brace of BF Stalinets tractors, very useful for pulling guns and suchlike around. These are all-in-one resin models with moulded on bases and at two to a pack are not bad value at all. No Read more…


What a 1st Grader Knows that Adults Forget

Since the beginining of this year, I’ve been doing some volunteer work as a course facilitator with Junior Achievement (a great organization promoting personal finance education and entrepreneurship among elementary through high school students). I’ve enjoyed a great variety of age groups, having worked Read more…


The Games We Play: Foy

Well having whinged earlier about never getting a chance to wear my WW2 gear I managed do get along to a WW2 game run at the Gunman Eversley site near Reading in March. This covered the fighting around Foy during Read more…


Respect I woke this morning with the word “RESPECT” running through my mind.  I realized that getting respect and being respected is a huge priority in my life.  I also believe others feel being respected is necessary in theirs.  I Read more…