Odd Family Tradition: The Game

Have you ever come upon a bizarre knickknack in a resale shop and wondered why anyone would have ever bought the thing the first time? You don't know who's weirder - the person that purchased it or the freakazoid that made the damn thing in the first place. Puzzling. It was one of those moments that inspired a little game that has been played in my family for several years now, and has recently intensified. Years ago, during a totally random thrift shopping excursion, I happened upon a weird little windmill. I stared at it for a while wondering about the whos and whys of its origin, but … [Read more...]