2022 February

What “living with it” looks like

2022-03-07T13:28:32-05:00February 26th, 2022|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |4 Comments

It was on the streets of Uganda with shoppers scurrying to beat the rain when the masked woman with the colourful umbrella passed me, or I passed her, a moment, like 10 million others, that would already be forgotten if not for my handy phone camera. Later, in Kampala, reading a recent

2014 January

Oh, this snow and ice and crazy cold? Ask Jon.

2017-07-19T20:08:56-04:00January 4th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Every good parent needs to scream at their kids regularly – I recommend five times a kid before lunch – and so I’ve given my son Jon a good tongue-lashing over what he brought on all of Toronto and Hamilton and beyond this last little while. Jon is the member of our family who wished [...]