"From this hour I ordain myself loos'd of limits and imaginary lines, going where I list, my own master total and absolute, Listening to others, considering well what they say, Pausing, searching, receiving, contemplating, Gently, but with undeniable will, divesting myself of the holds that would hold me."
Walt Whitman (1819-92)
"When I look back now over my life and call to mind what I might have had simply for taking and did not take, my heart is like to break."
Akhenaton (d. c.1354 BC)
And now, the current weather, from some random person we pulled off the street:
Which may, in fact, explain the rather odd last entry. Or not.
Anyway, even though there are some things mentioned that are rather "Brit-centric" I think you will enjoy it.
The 33 things to do by age 10:
1. Roll on your side down a grassy bank. 2. Make a mud pie 3. Make your own modelling dough mixture 4. Collect frogspawn 5. Make perfume from flower petals 6. Grow cress on a windowsill 7. Make a papier-mache mask 8. Build a sandcastle 9. Climb a tree 10. Make a den in the garden 11. Make a painting using your hand and feet 12. Organise your own teddy bears' picnic 13. Have your face painted 14. Bury a friend in the sand 15. Make some bread 16. Make snow angels 17. Create a clay sculpture 18. Take part in a scavenger hunt 19. Camp out in the garden 20. Bake a cake 21. Feed a farm animal 22. Pick some strawberries 23. Play Pooh sticks 24. Recognise five different bird species 25. Find some worms 26. Ride a bike through a muddy puddle 27. Make and fly a kite 28. Plant a tree 29. Build a nest out of grass and twigs 30. Find 10 different leaves in the park 31. Grow vegetables 32. Make breakfast in bed for your parents 33. Make a mini assault course in your garden
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