The road to “I’m sorry”

2022-07-23T23:58:54-04:00July 23rd, 2022|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |12 Comments

My teens call me “Papi” and “Paps” these days. “Good morning, Papi.” I don’t mind. It’s from “Papa,” the origin of “Pope.” But I’m no Catholic. I’m just a dad who’s happy to find some heart and courage and brains, happy to get the kids further along life’s yellow brick road in one piece. My neighbour is a devout Catholic.