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Gael Hannan on Noisy Houses

What’s That Noise in My House?

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Answer me this:  in one house, why do three TVs have to be on at the same time?  On the same station. With the sound on.  Loudly.

Right now, in our house, the answer would be that the race is on to the Stanley Cup hockey playoffs. My stepson plays for one of the teams, and, at this point, every game is important.So it’s crucial, you see, that no matter where they are in the house, my husband and son have instant access to either the game or breaking sports news. Otherwise they panic. Yes, theycould park their respective butts and watch the game all the way through, but we are a fluid family, constantly . . .

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