We used to drive by this one bowling alley all the time when I was growing up, and their sign said it all: Fun Is Bowling. The letters were tall and yellow against dull brown siding, with a smiley face tacked on the end for good measure. The message was simple but true: Fun is bowling. 

Especially tailored to my personal requirements is the phenomenon of fancy bowling—you know, those new alleys where you… read more »