I grew up in a town without malls or entertainment complexes. We played by climbing trees, exploring cow pastures, and making up our own games to pass the time.
Everyone got a chance to let their imagination soar and no one complained about story arcs or genres.
In today's society it seems the art of cloud watching has gone the way of the dinosaur. Kids spend more time indoors absorbed in electronic stimulation rather than exploring the outdoor world around them.
Imagination need not be stifled or stilted because of the electronic revolution. I've Stumbled Upon an awesome site that inspires creativity. At Neave Interactive I can make electronic clouds and let my imagination run free even when I can't leave my desk.
Are you a cloud watcher? What's the most unusual cloud shape that you've seen? What do you do to stimulate your imagination?