Monthly Archives: August 2013

Figs and Flowers

For any of you who have had the great fortune never to have played the game Risk, know that it’s a game of hostile takeover—a war game, though it’s not a reach to make it analogous to corporate takeover, which, let’s be honest, that’s what most war is. And without a doubt, Risk is about my least favorite game… EVER! But as elder son (I’ll call him C1) is just in from a couple months in D.C. and on his way out again in a couple weeks, my own game preferences were recently overruled. Continue reading



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