Connect through Conversation

Novelist E. M. Forster (1879 – 1970) wrote the words, “Only connect!” in the hope that readers would connect his prose with the passion in themselves. It is also my motto for all of […]

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Don’t Give Me Your Lip

A lipogram is a word game that consists of writing new material or rewriting existing material by leaving out certain letters of the alphabet. (Lipogram comes from a Greek word meaning “missing letter.”) One […]

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Scrutinizing the Lineup

Continuing our recommendations for games to play with family and friends for Games and Puzzle Month and beyond, Lineup is a favorite in my household. Cutely subtitled by MindWare as “the memory game of […]

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Creative Apples

November is Games and Puzzles Month, dedicated to preserving the tradition of investing time with family and friends. In the U.S. it’s also a reminder to be thankful for all those relationships. One game […]

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Who Would Win?

In a figure-skating contest who would win – Dr. Seuss or George Washington? In a stand-up comedy competition, who would win – Tarzan or Napoleon? The Who Would Win? game I received in the […]

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