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2015 September

We’re back in Africa. With the cats. (And that Very Great Cat.)

2017-07-18T02:06:37-04:00September 4th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

So, after some months in our Canadian home, we’re back in Africa. The commute over the Atlantic was non-eventful with the exception of two notes. One is the passing of Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and so-called “poet-laureate of medicine,” a man rich in words and spirit, both. I saw the report on the BBC somewhere [...]

2014 February

Celebrating hockey GOLD in Africa

2017-01-31T23:26:00-05:00February 24th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The thing about winning Gold in an Olympic event over and over and over and (YAWN) over is that you might start to assume that it’s your birthright, which, I suppose, this one, uh, kid, with the red shirt thinks. You forget all the work involved and your belly gets flabby and you won’t want to even walk the dog [...]

2013 February

The funny thing about Jesus … is that he’s so funny

2017-01-31T23:18:43-05:00February 11th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The funny thing about Jesus – and let’s face it, of all the things that Jesus was, he was a very capable humourist – is that he could say the things he did with a straight face. It comes to mind because we were just talking about talent, Liz’s writing talent for her authorship of [...]