We pulled our car into the driveway, narrowly missing a huge sycamore tree while striking the curb with the front wheel, and I told Karen that one…… Read more “Kathryn & the Sycamore”
…children believe their parents to be fools when they are of “a certain age” and then they pass through vintage moment(s), return to us, and want to hang out, ask for advice, laugh at our jokes (or at least not roll their eyes quite as dramatically)…and yet they are still our children, only smarter than us, better looking, and somehow poised and eloquent and we think it strangely odd?
Studies show that if you repeat something often enough, say 30 days in a row, it becomes part of you. A habit if you will. That’s not…… Read more “30 days to change”
My son texted me last night and said, “We have some really big news.” This is life; we are born and given a name without our approval,…… Read more “I’m Younger Than That Now”
I have received many Christmas gifts, but can only remember a few. Likewise, my wife remembers the magic of Christmas, but not so much specific presents received.…… Read more “An Unwrapped Christmas”
This past Sunday, Preacher Daryl told us that grumbling and complaining is a sin as a friend of mine sunk lower in the pew after posting a…… Read more “The Man with the Yam”
“We are going to Hyde Park to see King Lear,” Brandon said. Turns out he said High Park. Which is where we sat, perched high on a…… Read more “Toronto journal 4: King Lear and the Subterranean Underground”