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Fun in the Sun: Backyard Games

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We all know that today is Memorial Day, but what many of us may not realize is that May 23 - 30 is also National Backyard Games Week. And since many of you no doubt are headed to your backyards even as we speak, and are by now looking for something fun to do for the rest of the afternoon, allow us to use your video lunch make a few suggestions.

Cornhole. A classic. Simply toss the bag into the hole. But is it as easy as it looks?

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Remember when bocce ball was ironically cool for about two minutes? Why not bring it back? It's too soon for it to be retro but it can still be fun.

Ladder golf. For those with the time, patience and materials on-hand to construct something complicated.