LO NAFSEEK LIRKOD

“After a bomb killed two dozen young people at a Tel Aviv Disco a few years ago, Israeli youth refused to be cowed.  They resumed a robust nightlife.  Today, outside the scene of the bombing, beneath a stone memorial listing the names of the dead, is a single inscription: LO NAFSEEK LIRKOD. It means,...

Nana, my first Play Elevator

The first step towards playing is feeling personal freedom. Before we can play (experience), we must be free to do so. Viola Spolin Tool:   Play Elevator from pregnancy journal 2/4/10I’m one deep breath away from a hail-storming, late-pregnancy breakdown.   I decide to take Frankie to the park because this option is maybe barely better...

Promise & Play

We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play.     Charles Schaefer The Skill:     Knowing your decision making zone The backstory:      It was a rainy autumn afternoon and I’d just put myself back in my PJ’s; I was in...