father, educator, poet, amateur philosopher, chess enthusiast, basketball junkie, connoisseur of fine hip hop, and purveyor of wit and wisdom

Snowboarding Trip to Snow Valley

This past Christmas, lil’ Dr. Brown asked to go snowboarding.  Actually, he asked for a snowboarding trip the previous Christmas as well.  So a few months ago, I promised him … Continue reading

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Why My Son Drinks Cow’s Milk

I’ve been extremely busy in the past couple months, and one of the things that got lost in the busy-ness is maintaining my blog.  But a couple weeks ago, the … Continue reading

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The Great American Novella

It is now December 1, a bit after midnight.  Another November has come and gone, and with it, my dreams of being a successful Nanowrimo winner.  The goal of writing … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Fishing with the Kids at Corona Lake

Today, my buddy and I took a bunch of energetic and excited kids fishing at Corona Lake.  There were two adults, three 8-year-olds, a 5-year-old, and a toddler who is … Continue reading

August 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great Opportunity for the Royal Family

I don’t have any connection to the U.K., nor do I care for many British things except for the following gems: The Rolls-Royce and the Bentley Hustle and Luther Marsha … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

How NOT to Make $100 in 24 Hours

My half-brother DJ and I love challenges, and a few days ago we made a simple bet.  Make $100 cash in 24 hours.  If I fail to make the whole … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Chocolate Wasted

I wanted to write this over the weekend, but the 2-year-old has taken over our house, and this morning is the only time I have. For Mrs. Brown’s birthday this … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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Soulquarian Quote of the Day

"There is no hip hop manual for growing old...The 22-year-old college grad who used to love the Roots in 1994 never left. He’s just 40 now and has a wife and kids and doesn’t feel like spending all night at a club."