The Daily Dad

fatherhood & humour | musings & life

November 6, 2015
by Thomas Froese

A gala you won’t forget. A prayer (I hope) you remember.

Before you read today’s post, please set aside a few minutes to view this remarkable link. It’s on the war (and it is a war) of maternal death in places like sub-Saharan Africa. Then take a few minutes to read … Continue reading

October 16, 2015
by Thomas Froese

The boy in the striped pajamas, and a 12-year-old girl

We were sitting around the couch the other evening and Liz, all 12 years of her, like she was pulling it out the empty space around her, said the sort of thing that can linger in a room a lifetime. … Continue reading

September 11, 2015
by Thomas Froese

Back to school. Where there is (no) truth to be discovered.

It’s the other evening and, as we often do, we’re playing soccer on our front lawn – the dog watching, along with the cats, along with African birds in the 40-foot palms. The boy, naturally, likes to show off by … Continue reading

September 4, 2015
by Thomas Froese

We’re back in Africa. With the cats. (And that Very Great Cat.)

So, after some months in our Canadian home, we’re back in Africa. The commute over the Atlantic was non-eventful with the exception of two notes. One is the passing of Oliver Sacks, the neurologist and so-called “poet-laureate of medicine,” a … Continue reading


Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: