What are your 14 year olds up to? Jack Lucas was in the Marines. He survived and became the youngest Marine ever to receive the United States' highest military honor.
Have you ever tried Jook? It's the creamy rice dish the Chinese like to eat for breakfast. How about Dim Sum, the bite-sized portions of dumplings and other food traditionally served in small steamer baskets.
I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself.
Do you believe in "The World Unseen"?
Got your shades? "My dad makes me bring sunglasses when I go somewhere outside in San Diego, so I can see if it's too bright," said Melissa, 12. Freddie, also 12, said it is always good to have a hat "so the sun doesn't hurt your eyes."
BBC cameraman Michael Bond was doing some last-minute Christmas shopping in London at Selfridges when he spied a lone stuffed bear on the shelf.