Don’t tell the kids, but we bought a new house

2020-05-09T18:52:33-04:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |16 Comments

So, the children’s mother and I bought a house. “Let’s not tell the children,” she said. “Okay,” I replied. So we didn’t. Now before I share why, let me say that we all have a relationship with our houses, and in my family I’m the one with a sort of longsuffering in this union. This is the story.