2020 January

The children of the Nile and a rhythm of rest

2020-04-18T23:43:01-04:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

MUKONO, UGANDA ✦ So I'm back in this East African nation for a working visit. It's also a good time to get myself unplugged. You know, rested and rebooted. The warm days and the warm people and the children help. If you visit (and why don’t you, sometime?) you’ll know what I mean. The children of the Nile,

2017 September

End of summer, back to school, time for JFKs

2017-09-04T22:28:06-04:00September 2nd, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments

So, my children, like children everywhere, are about to return to school. This brings some uncertainties. It’s my children’s first-ever September back-to-school in Canada. More so, I’ll need to work at having more JFKs again. Before I explain what a JFK is, let me say that in