Canada’s culture

2013 December

Hannah wants a Canadian (snow?) burial; Jon’s right on that

2017-07-19T20:11:15-04:00December 18th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s 5 am and still dark outside, but with a bit of jet lag this is apparently the best time for an 8-year-old to find his way downstairs to eat his breakfast Corn Pops and talk about snow. It is at Papa and Granma’s after all, and more so, it is Canada, which means, yes, snow, [...]

2013 June

A Father’s Day letter to my daughter – Faraway home is where the heart is

2017-07-19T20:55:48-04:00June 17th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |5 Comments

Ten  years ago, in June 2003, my daughter Elizabeth Katherine was born. My life as a father began. And life changed, forever. I immediately wrote about it all, what I thought fatherhood might be about, especially as a travelling family with a foot in two worlds. The Hamilton Spectator published those thoughts at that time. Below is a [...]