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2017 January

Our faces are doorways into our lives

2017-04-16T05:40:55-04:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

There was a time when I’d walk down the street and look at people’s faces. Any city would do as long as it had a downtown drag of even modest substance. The first was Kitchener-Waterloo where I was a student living away from home for the first time.

2012 December

A billion friends can’t be wrong

2017-01-31T23:15:18-05:00December 11th, 2012|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

So the owners called the other night. Actually they texted. Nobody calls anymore. They said I was getting too many friends, too fast. I said no, there’s a mistake, I only have three friends and two of them are our rabbits  --- Sam and his live-in girlfriend. No, Friends, they said again, with a capital [...]