The Daily Dad

fatherhood & humour | musings & life

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

August 28, 2015
by Thomas Froese

Americans need to take back their lives. Go to Washington en masse.

I’m at the Y and it’s the news on TV and the story that will still take some time to play itself out, the one of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the two slain journalists from Virginia, the story that … Continue reading

July 29, 2015
by Thomas Froese
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These warm summer days

It was a summer party. “Hey,” I said to the man who had just walked in the doorway. “You almost look like someone I used to know.” He laughed. “And look!” I said. “There he is, on the wall!” He … Continue reading


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