Legos have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Some of my
earliest, fondest memories involve Legos - starting from a small car made
from a couple of simple bricks to very complex spaceships and wild creatures.
I'm always amazed at how nicely and cleanly they snap together to create
something solid, functional, and - in the case of the Millennium Falcon -
amazing. Let's be honest, I'm not the only one occasionally sneaking down
Target's Lego aisle to discover what new theme they've cooked up from the
same core concept: clicking bricks together.
It's magical what happens to the brain when snapping those colorful, simple
blocks into place. Visions of larger, cooler creations are conjured and we
find ourselves scrambling for additional blocks to connect to create
something that has a whole new purpose or function.
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