family travel

2015 April

Planes, trains, and not peeing our pants

2017-07-18T02:27:32-04:00April 24th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

We're  on the 6.46 am  train from Salzburg to Munich, somewhere near the German-Austrian border, with Bavarian countryside and snowy Alps and children curled up and asleep, The Children's Mother nodding off too, a couple of days to go in this family holiday, this, what has turned into an annual European respite while returning to Canada from Africa. [...]

2014 June

Jim Morrison’s grave and the cold, muddy earth

2017-07-19T01:11:51-04:00June 3rd, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

(Photo by Thomas Froese Something from the other side of this blog, from, this commentary here, or below, originally published in Christian Week, some thoughts from Paris, from the Père Lachaise Cemetery. It's one of the world’s most remarkable graveyards, a solemn place that we as a family recently took some time for on our way home [...]

2013 April

Liz defends Justin Bieber

2017-01-31T23:17:06-05:00April 24th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re en route from Africa to Canada and finishing a few days in Amsterdam, where Justin Bieber recently made his now well-publicized comment in a guestbook at the Anne Frank House that he would hope Anne would have been a so-called belieber. This is what Liz, all of nine, thinks about the controversy. 'He’s trying [...]