the Lake Erie Monster

2016 October

Belief, truth and monsters who are all too real

2017-05-26T18:08:48-04:00October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

(The Hamilton Spectator - Saturday, October 22, 2016) KAMPALA, UGANDA – It's hard to know what to make of it somedays, what to make of these remarkable matters like belief and truth and monsters. I mean, when I was a young reporter I wrote about a monster that nobody believed in, and even that caused a stir. It was the so-called Lake Erie Monster, affectionately known as LEM.

2015 August

Symbols and gold watches and those monsters on the lake

2017-07-18T02:08:28-04:00August 22nd, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

A cross can be quite something, that is wearing a cross as a symbol of one’s love and devotion to the God-Man who hung on one 2000 years ago, and, in doing so, changed the course of history. And yet. + What I didn’t tell you recently, when I told you how my 10-year-old son [...]