Just ask two cousins playing tag in the park.
I stumbled across this photo when I was looking through my files from last summer. Here is an image of my daughter and nephew as they ran circles around each other in the little grassy area beneath Mission Station. We had just come from Busters Ice Cream. If I remember correctly, we each chose double scoops even though it was close to dinnertime.
The news makers and newscasters continue to clamor on and on in dour tones about the Great Recession but what they might want to do is talk to kids. After all, kids know what the word recess is supposed to be about.