Number 2 Pencil posts an elementary school handout on safe playing that bans just about everything that’s any fun. No pushing a friend on the swings or jumping off. No sliding in unapproved ways. Games of tag must be organized and supervised.
Kimberly lost her heart to a guy when he demonstrated, at the age of 31, a back-flip swing dismount he perfected in elementary school.
In light of this post, I’ll just say that I married a man who designed an atom bomb for the fifth grade science fair. He didn’t build a working model, however.