royal weddings

2018 May

What if I had married the Queen?

2018-05-21T17:15:13-04:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Long before the children’s mother came along, I wanted to marry Queen Elizabeth. Or Mrs. Clark. Or Dianne Blouin. Dianne was an angelic presence and the sister of my classmate Michael. She was 12, older by two full years and clearly out of reach. The best I could do was get a photo of Dianne.

2013 February

Royal Wedding excerpts, full story

2017-01-31T23:17:36-05:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Due to the huge readership (Mom, Dad - God bless both of you) of yesterday’s special Valentines’ post ...  ...  following are a few excerpts from the noted Royal Wedding news story that announced when My Bride and I were engaged. “To be announced is a July 29 wedding, ending speculation that has swirled around [...]

2013 February

Royal Weddings are the best

2017-01-31T23:17:36-05:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

On that particular Valentine’s Day, I bought a dozen red roses and hid them. Each had a question attached (like, 'Will you play racquetball with me?'), to which, after she found each , she had to yell a loud ‘Yes!’ She, My Bride-To-Be, was doing quite fine, finding one rose in this corner, another under that bed, [...]