Tim Bosma murder

2013 May

Tim Bosma’s funeral II – What do we tell the children?

2017-07-20T00:22:13-04:00May 25th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

It was just my daughter Liz and me in the living room, a quiet moment in the evening when I said to her, ‘I went to Tim Bosma’s funeral.’ Of course, one never knows if there is a right way to talk about this sort of thing with children, about death, about murder, about the [...]

2013 May

Tim Bosma’s funeral: a bittersweet day

2017-04-10T21:29:02-04:00May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |6 Comments

The children had dental appointments and I was running late and so found myself in the back without a program in hand, a thousand people in front of me, a thousand faces, a thousand hearts, some in black clothing, some not, all coming together for one purpose, to say goodbye to Tim Bosma. We listened [...]