God’s presence

2014 September

Good-bye. And God be with you.

2017-07-19T00:36:08-04:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It was 'good-bye mommy!' and 'good-bye daddy!' this morning with all the waves and smiles while bus after bus rolled out of the school parking lot. Hundreds of kids went one place or another, this direction and that into the Ugandan countryside – it can be strikingly beautiful – on several class trips. Our own three [...]

2014 August

A boy’s story

2017-07-19T00:49:22-04:00August 19th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In the end, we are story as much as we are anything. This is one reason why it works so well, this movie, Boyhood, which follows in real time filming the life of a boy who, over the span of a dozen or so years, grows up. It’s a remarkable movie-making twist -- thank you Richard Linklater [...]