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2016 October

That’s it. I’m moving to Canada … or … The (lying, monstrous) Donald

October 25th, 2016|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Today’s offering is about Donald Trump. If you have limited time, please instead read this piece on the same subject matter by Michael Coren, in today’s Toronto Star. As I have just told Michael, what he has written is powerful, thoughtful and poignant. It deserves our attention. Thank you, again, Michael. + The New York [...]

2016 October

Belief, truth and monsters who are all too real

October 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 September

Back to school. Where there is (no) truth to be discovered.

September 11th, 2015|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s the other evening and, as we often do, we’re playing soccer on our front lawn – the dog watching, along with the cats, along with African birds in the 40-foot palms. The boy, naturally, likes to show off by putting the ball in the big net in the most creative and dramatic ways he [...]