thankfulness

2019 October

This weekend, we should all wear turbans

2019-10-12T23:41:00-04:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns, Other|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

It was early this election season and the news came on TV and it was federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh speaking. Then this question from a certain young lady, a healthcare attendant beside me. She looked at the TV and with raised eyebrow said, “Is he running

2002 December

Santa: help us all find some horse sense

2012-10-30T04:29:24-04:00December 20th, 2002|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Dear Santa: Thanks for last year's gift, the Gulliver's Travels book. I enjoyed the Houyhnhnms, those horse-like characters. So bright. So noble. And those savage Yahoos. So dim. So lost. Poor Gulliver couldn't see himself in them. But Gulliver really was a traveller. Like you Santa. That's why I'm writing. Distribution problems down here are getting worse.