Play (it again)

I have written twice on this blog about play. Here and here. An article about play in Science News caught my eye this week. The original article  in October’s The Scientist is quite interesting. Did you know rats laugh?  There is evidence that birds play. Octopuses  and turtles and wasps play also. I wonder why that surprises […]

Still time to play

A while ago I wrote a piece on play.  After spending a week on the beach of Lake Michigan with family and friends, I’ve been thinking about play again.  In my previous post, I hinted at an alternate definition of play- play as joy and wonder filled engagement of the world.  This definition lets many […]