childhood

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah: My Weekend at Adult Summer Camp

I’m attempting to shotgun milk from a pink baby bottle in the third stage of a 20-leg relay race at Camp No Counselors, a $600…

Why Are Plastic Army Men Still from World War II?

I’m no military expert, but from what I can tell, it looks like those little green army men are still rocking equipment that dates back…

Most Parents Don’t Think They’re Fit Enough to Play Outside With Their Kids

If children had their way, you’d be building blanket forts, scaling trees and playing something called Four Square with them for approximately 14 hours a…

What Happens to Spelling Bee Champions When They Grow Old?

Sixty-two-year-old Brad Williams remembers what he ate for breakfast and lunch — Corn Flakes and hamburgers, respectively — on May 3, 1969, the day he…