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by lpowers
Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: Research
Topic: Read a couple of books.....
Replies: 3
Views: 3534

Justabout --

See if your local public library has a copy of Bill McKibben's "The Age of Missing Information." Good book, that.

Lester
by lpowers
Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: TV and Parenting
Topic: The Toby show
Replies: 1
Views: 3982

Regarding TVSmarter: Regarding the comic books: One thing that is just absolutely astonishing to me is that comic books are extinct!!!!! Just try to find one for sale at the drugstore or wherever! When I was a kid, I just about lived on comic books. This was about my 2nd and 3rd grade era. The best ...
by lpowers
Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:37 pm
Forum: TV and Parenting
Topic: Learning to Play
Replies: 5
Views: 6097

Reminds me of a bizarre incident a few years back. (Stop me if I've told this here before -- it's a fave story of mine.) The scene: A little neighborhood minipark. I'm sitting there on a park bench practicing doing nothing -- a very important art form that has alas been lost in this beloved nation. ...
by lpowers
Fri Feb 22, 2008 12:14 am
Forum: TV and Parenting
Topic: Learning to Play
Replies: 5
Views: 6097

A moderately interesting book on the subject: "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder," by Richard Louv.

Lester, in Riverside, CA