4 Life Lessons From a 10-Year-Old

Ryan and I, after a fun day touching everything at the Exploratorium in San Francisco — and tons of ice cream.

“So Ryan, what’d you learn on this trip?”

My 10-year-old brother crossed the country (by himself!) to visit me a month ago, and throughout his short seven days in San Francisco, I tried to jampack new things for him to learn. We spent long mornings exploring at the Exploratorium, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park; played new games, in which he’d quickly beat the master; chopped wood, built…