Easter Dinosaurs

What sense to make of Sri Lanka? On Easter Sunday a domestic radical group in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people, using 7 suicide bombers. There was some advance warning. Intelligence agencies got wind…

Legacy

I am eight years old and leaving my parents for the first time. Leaving the country even. My grandparents are taking me on a road trip to meet my Great Uncle Carl. My grandfather came…

Trick or Treat

I was brooding on something that I had asked my wife to do several weeks ago that she hasn’t done yet. I was going to mention it again to her, but then I thought, It’s…

Family Day

Today was a statutory holiday where I live.  We have this thing called Family Day, which I thought was just a Canadian thing but according to Wikipedia is a holiday in South Africa, Alberta, Ontario,…

Tips for Parents of Teens

Does a teenager grace your life?  Perhaps more than one? If you have a particularly, let’s say, gifted, or perhaps spirited teen, if you find that you’re losing more sleep now than you did when…