talking animals

2017 April

A new holiday, just for talking animals. Really.

2017-05-12T19:55:37-04:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

One day Adam woke up and looked around and the place was his. He saw the animals. “Lion,” he said, in a manner of speaking. Then “lamb.” And so forth. They all had good relationships. They were at peace, lying around together. It was Eden.

2013 March

If you could ask the Master anything, but anything …

2017-01-31T23:18:42-05:00March 27th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

We were talking about talking animals, the type that talk in Narnia. To think that a horse or a fawn or a messianic lion for that matter would not only have a mind of its own, but actually express it in one way or another is something that speaks to the child in us, or, at [...]