I have written about Legos before, and I consider them the best toy of all time. And I’m sure we’ve all seen elaborate constructions built completely from Legos. But the story I just read on NPR about a 12-year-old boy who builds German football stadiums using Legos added another twist to the awesomeness of these … Continue reading LEGOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Outdone Once Again, This Time by a Nine-Year Old

A couple of days ago I wrote about how I thought I was pretty good at planking, going for almost five minutes. That sense of superiority went completely away when I read that the current world record is over 10 hours. And just a few weeks ago I wrote about how I had successfully relearned … Continue reading Outdone Once Again, This Time by a Nine-Year Old

Rubik’s Cube vs. WordPress

I wrote a post a couple of days ago about how I received a Rubik's Cube for Christmas, and how I quickly realized I had completely lost any memory I had of how to solve it. So I decided to spend the next few days trying to memorize the steps once more. So, on the … Continue reading Rubik’s Cube vs. WordPress

My Muscle Memory Has Faded Away

One of the presents Santa gave me this year (after a couple of not so subtle hints) was a Rubik's Cube. I used to have a Rubik's Cube a few years ago and had spent a full week memorizing how to solve it. After thousands of attempts, I finally got to the point where I … Continue reading My Muscle Memory Has Faded Away