Author Archives: Geoff Brown

Scenes From a Suburban Household

[SCENE — UPPER LEVEL OF A SUBURBAN HOUSE FATHER TRYING TO DRESS HIMSELF AND TWO YOUNG SONS MANAGES TO SHOWER AND GET DRESSED, AND GET ELDER SON TO DRESS HIMSELF, AND FINALLY, WITH MUCH STRUGGLING, DRESSES TWO-YEAR-OLD SON] FATHER: Okay, … Continue reading

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Tricky Business

I am learning that there comes a point in your children’s lives where they start taking things they hear and experience outside of what you thought of as their sphere of influence, and use them in everyday conversation. I realized … Continue reading

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It Takes a Lot of Heart

A guy in Detroit had a heart attack, and, as you might expect, called 911. And, as you might also expect, one of the EMTs did CPR on the guy while the other one drove. But then, in the middle … Continue reading

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Big Brother is Watching… and Bored Out of His Mind

I recently read a post that describes some new location-tracking features coming soon to the next iPhone operating system, iOS 7 (which is still in beta). Location tracking isn’t new, but these features apparently keep track of where you go, … Continue reading

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A Really Useless Engine

Our son is two and a half, and like many toddlers, he enjoys watching the standard toddler/pre-school fare of such TV shows as Yo Gabba Gabba, Dinosaur Train, the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, (God help me) Barney the Dinosaur, and Thomas … Continue reading

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Welcome

To those of you who are new readers, welcome.  This is basically a spot for me to indulge my love of/pathological need to engage in writing.  What you’ll see here is basically any number of posts about anything that happens … Continue reading

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