The Daily Dad

fatherhood & humour | musings & life

October 29, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Someday the last will be first. Someday.

It’s been Hannah in the news here lately, with this post at Thanksgiving and, the other day, this photo, a photo that prompted a Ugandan university student to write me and say a big thank you to our entire family … Continue reading

October 27, 2014
by Thomas Froese

Corporal Nathan Cirillo: a soul to remember

Today was an ordinary morning with the kids needing their breakfast and the dog needing his exercise and a thousand other details that make up any day, but, even so far from home, these days aren’t quite the same, not … Continue reading

October 24, 2014
by Thomas Froese

I keep reading between the lies

The other day we — the Froese 5 — were driving down the highway, on holidays, eating chips and playing Safari cards and having a general good time while listening to a very funny part of John Irving’s novel A Prayer … Continue reading

October 13, 2014
by Thomas Froese

What, you have no legs? Have a great Thanksgiving anyway.

The Pilgrims landed on the shores of North America, not Africa, which is one reason we’re having chicken and lasagna for our Thanksgiving dinner in Uganda this evening. No, there is no Thanksgiving in this country, except for Canadian expatriates … Continue reading

October 9, 2014
by Thomas Froese
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Rex Murphy to My Bride: “You practice what you preach”

Rex Murphy called the other day. Then he interviewed My Bride for CBC’s Cross Country Check-Up. Wanted her on-air from Africa to talk about something called Ebola. Hmm. If you missed it, here’s the show. + When Rex said bye, he also made the … Continue reading


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