A cure for teenage boredom

B-o-r-r-r-r-r-i-n-g! It’s amazing the frequency with which kids utter the word “boring” these days. When I was a child, my mother took such complaints as an invitation to have me mow the lawn, weed her yard, or—horrors!—tidy my room.

“If you’re bored, Guy Hawtin,” she would say, “I’ve got just the cure for you.” There . . . → Read More: A cure for teenage boredom