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July 2011 Blog Posts (4)

What Is It About Play in New York City?

Librado Romero - 1972: Heavenly relief in Hell's Kitchen.

 

What is it about New York City and play? Maybe it's just that there have always been a lot of fantastic photographers roaming around New York City over the years and that is why I am always…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 31, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Who Is This Playhouse Really For?

Today's New York Times ran Child's Play, Grown-Up Cash, an article about treehouses and playhouses.  I was excited about it until I saw this picture and started reading.…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 21, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Straight From The Heart

My friend Jason to his son, "Gavin, I love your art." Gavin's reply, "Dad I don't think of it with my head, I feel it with my heart."  

That's the thing about kids. They lead with their hearts. When does it change? When do we start teaching them that it is better to think than to feel? When do we start…

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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 18, 2011 at 9:35pm — No Comments

So Simple....So Playful

La ville molle (part III) from Raum Raum on Vimeo.

Once again, the Playscapes blog makes a brilliant discovery of…
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Added by Cynthia Gentry on July 12, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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