Tidewater Traveler by George W. Sellers, CTC
Le’Go for LEGO What parent or grandparent has not observed a young boy break the seal of a colorful box – a rattling box – and dump hundreds of brightly colored plastic pieces onto a table? I know that statement screams “Sexist,” but honestly, I have very rarely seen a little girl excited about a LEGO construction set.
I think some psychologists surmise that little boys – of all ages – like to be in control of the world around them. Construction models and layouts allow them – okay, us – to build gadgets and micro-communities that we can manipulate and govern. Those of us who grew up in the forties and fifties will recall how
U. S. Capitol made out of Legos. 161
March 2012 Tidewater Times