The Bradens are games people. Cards, Othello, Chess... and I am really thankful that they are because I am not a games-people-person and that is apparently not very good. Board games and especially strategy games are supposed to be super good for you. They make your brain work, they teach consequences, they stave off dementia, they teach you have to be a graceful winner and a gracious loser.
See Dr Stuart Brown's Ted Talk: Play is more than just fun
Here is this morning's (very) early Othello match: