Chuck Jones? Einstein? Wile E. Coyote? A nonprofit boosts the common thread — imagination

03/12/2018 by rpatrick
A replica of the Chuck Jones character, Marvin the Martian, is close at hand during a creativity workshop with brain health in mind at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity in Costa Mesa. The workshop is designed to exercise memory, executive function, visual function and association through creative projects. (Photo by Michael Goulding)
A replica of the Chuck Jones character, Marvin the Martian, is close at hand during a creativity workshop with brain health in mind at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity in Costa Mesa. The workshop is designed to exercise memory, executive function, visual function and association through creative projects. (Photo by Michael Goulding)

Chuck Jones? Einstein? Wile E. Coyote? A nonprofit boosts the common thread — imagination

Wonderful article in Friday's OC Register about the Center and the work it does. If you ever wondered what the Center is all about, this article will tell you. 

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” — Albert Einstein.

Craig Kausen has a crazy childhood memory of his grandfather, Chuck. It takes place in the summer of 1972 in the backyard of Chuck’s Cameo Shores house in Corona del Mar.

Craig was 10 years old. His brother Todd was 11. Chuck told his grandsons to put on some swim fins. Then he tied them up with twine at their ankles, their knees and their elbows.

And he pushed them into the pool. [read the full article here.]