John F. Kennedy

2018 October

Once there was a border …

2018-10-20T00:54:37+00:00October 20th, 2018|Categories: Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

Once there was a border that had an anniversary. Today is it. Before I share more about it all, let me say, though, that you have to be careful what you think about borders. Because in a way there’s no such thing. Of course, I recently crossed the American border to get to this city, Boston, a diverse place with many people who’ve arrived

2015 June

Yesterday’s stories. Grandparents. Beauty deep inside.

2017-01-31T23:17:05+00:00June 27th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It was a view from a porch or two but there was a third porch I sat on right around the same time, this front porch at home where I grew up, an old manor in Niagara that dates back to the 1870s,  where Opa Froese, that is my father, still lives. It was my [...]