winning and losing

2016 December

Winning, like losing, is about more than meets the eye

2017-05-26T18:08:41-04:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , |0 Comments

(The Hamilton Spectator - Saturday, December 9, 2016) KAMPALA, UGANDA ✦ The story of 2016 is the story of surprise. Surprise isn’t always the worst thing in the world. When all goes as expected, day after ordinary day, it’s hard to remember what matters in life.

2016 February

Winning and losing and other sacred moments

2017-07-18T01:20:32-04:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s morning, just past sunrise, and the youngest, Child #3, gives me a big hug at the door. “Wish me luck, Daddy!” she says. Today is Track and Field Day at her school. She will run and jump and all that. It will be good for her body and her soul too, and I am [...]