faces

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.

2014 July

Germany wins! But my face is still so (im)perfect

2017-07-19T01:00:14-04:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It was the Ungame and this time the question was for Jon: “Describe your father in three words.” “Big nose,” he started out. The other two words, I somehow blocked out. Then I had to answer the same question about my own father. “Old. Tough. German.” Which is what Jon will be facing, someday. So, careful son. [...]