We meet every Saturday
morning at 9 am at Le Boulanger at San Felipe and
Yerba Buena. There is a Starbucks across
from it if you need something "special" to go with
your bagel or pastry.
Coffee - January 17th
House which is a restaurant rather than a coffee house
@ 851 W Hamilton Ave, Campbell. Beside the regular
breakfast items, which includes a churro waffle served
with ice cream, they have 7 signature hashes,
omelettes, and benedicts.
Play is the stuff of
life. It is what gives us that joie de vivre. Without
it the world can seem monotone and unforgiving. As
play theorist Brian Sutton-Smith says, the opposite of
play isnít workóitís depression. Play denotes
possibilities; itís not possible to both be stuck and
be in the mindset of play. Play makes us feel
powerful; it shows us that we can create our own
world. It is also hopeful, because hope lies at the
center of every creation.
What is play? This
is how Peter Gray defines it:
1. Play is voluntary.
a. If someone is
forcing you to do it, it's no longer play. You choose
to participate; you decide both how to play and when
2. Play is done for
its own sake.
a. The reward is not
external; the act of playing is its own
3. Play has a
structure and agreed upon rules.
a. You can't use your hands
in soccer if you're not a goalie.
4. Play requires an
a. We need a vision
from the place of possibility, and the willingness to
carry out that vision.
5. Play calls for an
alert mental state.
a. We have to be
able to observe the world around us.